Scientific Name
Pterycombus petersii  
Pterycombus petersii彼氏高鰭魴
by: ©South African Institute of Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)
Author (Hilgendorf, 1878) Depth 0 - 200M
Chinese 彼氏高鰭魴 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 烏魴科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F367 Bramidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 彼氏高鰭魴 
Max Length 50 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 深海三角仔、黑飛刀、黑皮刀 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、North 
Habitats Ocean、Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Japanese seas 
Synonyms Centropholis petersii, Centropholoides falcatus, Pteraclis petersii, Pterycombus falcatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054929.  
Common Name Prickly pomfret; Prickly fanfish; Fanfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, compressed. Snout short. Mouth oblique, upper jaw extending to a vertical through center of eye. Palatine and prevomer without teeth. Dorsal fin inserted above posterior part of eye; dorsal and anal fins very high, with scaly sheaths at bases; dorsal-fin rays 47-49; anal-fin rays 37-40; no rays of dorsal and anal fins thicker than neighbors. Scales in horizontal series 50-51. Vertebrae 45-47. Body color silvery-white, membranes of dorsal and anal fins black.
habitats Biology unknown. Juveniles probably found up to a depth of 200 m. 
Distribution Widely distributed in both tropical and temperate seas throughout the Pacific and Indian oceans. It is found in eastern and northern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Rare fishes of no commercial importance.