Scientific Name
Parapercis aurantiaca  
Parapercis aurantiaca黃擬鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Döderlein, 1884 Depth 10 - 50M
Chinese 黃擬鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃擬鱸 
Max Length 17 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 海狗甘仔、狗、舉目魚、雨傘閂、花狗母海、沙鱸、 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Parapercis aurantica   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Dr. Franz Steindachner, etc. 1885 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0054756. ASIZP0059439. ASIZP0061149. ASIZP0061525. ASIZP0071022. ASIZP0804441. ASIZP0914441. NMMBP03114. NTMP1155. NTUM04466. NTUM05601. NTUM07081.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Sandperch 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately elongate and little compressed. Head pointed; eyes often jutting slightly above dorsal profile of head, oriented as much dorsally as laterally. Mouth moderately large, protractile; recurved canine teeth in an outer row at front of jaws. Dorsal fin with V spines and 23 soft rays, without notch between spinous and soft-rays portions, the soft portion clearly higher than the spinous; anal fin with I spine and 19 soft rays; pectoral fins with 20 to 22 rays; caudal fin rounded. Lateral line scales 55 to 61. With several broad bands on dorsal side of body, yellow-organe margined with red when alive, pale margined in spirits.
habitats Inhabits the sublittoral zone on sandy mud bottoms. 
Distribution Distributed in the northwest Pacific, including Japan and Taiwan. It is found in southwestern and northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.