Scientific Name
Argentina kagoshimae  
Argentina kagoshimae鹿兒島水珍魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Jordan & Snyder, 1902 Depth 100 - 500M
Chinese 鹿兒島水珍魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 水珍魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F166 Argentinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 鹿兒島水珍魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 水珍魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kagoshima in Kiusiu, Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.3(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1902 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058025. ASIZP0061156. ASIZP0061480. ASIZP0062174. ASIZP0065768. ASIZP0065775. ASIZP0065782. ASIZP0068090. ASIZP0800918. ASIZP0800919. ASIZP0800920. ASIZP0803851. ASIZP0910918. ASIZP0910919. ASIZP0910920. ASIZP0913851. CAS214609. FRIP21342. NMMBP02545. NMMBP02818. NMMBP04571. NMMSTP00800. NMNSF00864. NTMP0013. NTUM06912. NTUM06978.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name kagoshima argentine 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate and cylindrical. Base of anal fin not longer than base of dorsal fin. Snout longer than eye diameter. Mouth small, the upper jaw protruding anteriorly. No teeth present on jaws. Gill rakers on 1st gill arch short, 6-10. Body light brown, with a silvery lateral band on both sides, and about 10 dark spots dorsally on back.
habitats Found in the upper bathyal, 225-385 m on sandy mud bottom. 
Distribution Distributed from southern Japan to Taiwan. It found in northeastern and southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Rarely of commercial importance.