Scientific Name
Parapercis striolata
Parapercis striolata斑棘擬鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Weber, 1913) Depth 20 - 100M
Chinese 斑棘擬鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 斑棘擬鱸 
Max Length 20 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 India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mimase, Kochi Pref., Japan. 
Synonyms Neopercis mimaseana, Neopercis striolata, Parapercis mimaseana   
Reference   Weber, M. 1913 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Randall, J.E., H. Senou etc. 2008 
Specimen List NTMP0428. NTUM04566.  
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 notched 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 18 or 19 rays; caudal fin rounded. Lateral line scales 61 to 65. Body yellowish brown, with 6 or 7 brown longitudinal lines above lateral line. Spinous portion of dorsal fin dark. Several yellowish brown longitudinal lines on soft dorsal fin and yellowish brown to fine black vertical lines on upper half of caudal fin.
habitats Sandy-muddy bottoms on continental shelves. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from southern Japan to Taiwan. Also found in Indonesia and northwestern Australia. It is found in southwestern Taiwanese waters and Siao Liouciou. 
Utility No commercial value.