Freshly collected adult
Freshly collected adult of Trinectes fonsecensis at Esmeraldas [Ecuador], iNaturalist observation 57964095. Photo by Daniel Laaz.



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Trinectes fonsecensis (Günther, 1862)

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Original description as Solea fonsecensis:


  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1862. "Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Acanthopterygii, Pharyngognathi and Anacanthini in the collection of the British Museum". Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. 4; i-xxi + 1-534 (ffm00035)

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Conservation: Trinectes fonsecensis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2010).