Scientific Name
Parapercis ommatura  
Parapercis ommatura真擬鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Jordan & Snyder, 1902 Depth 15 - 25M
Chinese 真擬鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 眼斑擬鱸 
Max Length 11 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 海狗甘仔、狗、舉目魚、雨傘閂、花狗母海、沙鱸、花狗母(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Japan to East China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan West、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Cilias ommatura   
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)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1902 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0060144. ASIZP0061727. ASIZP0071037. ASIZP0804457. ASIZP0914457. NMMBP02672. NTUM02016.  
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 22 soft rays, deeply notched between spinous and soft-rays portions, the soft portion clearly higher than the spinous; anal fin with I spine and 16 or 17 soft rays; pectoral fins with 17 to 18 rays; caudal fin rounded. Lateral line scales 59 to 65. Body reddish brown above, paler below; with 4 v-shaped dark brown blotches. Several dark stripes on cheek. Scattered small dark spots on dorsal fin; not small dark spots on caudal fin, but with a black ocular spot on it base; pectoral fin dark.
habitats Inhabits the shallow reffs on sandy bottoms. 
Distribution Distributed in the northwest Pacific from southern Japan to China and Taiwan. It is found in western Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Islands. 
Utility No commercial value.