Scientific Name
Parapercis snyderi  
Parapercis snyderi史氏擬鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Jordan & Starks, 1905 Depth 5 - 25M
Chinese 史氏擬鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 史氏擬鱸 
Max Length 10 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 Australia   Distribution in Taiwan North East、PonFu、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Korea 
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. 1905 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0062018. ASIZP0062446. BPBMI23070. NMMSTP00491. NTOUP201005-294. NTUM03828. NTUM07652. RUSI35068.  
Common Name U-mark sandperch; Grub fish 
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 21 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 to 18 soft rays; pectoral fins with 14 or 15 rays; caudal fin rounded. Lateral line scales 38 to 44. Body with 3 U-shaped dark bars followed by 2 more posteriorly with the bottom of U missing (hence as double bars). A series of 9 dusky bars on side of body, every other one extending from the bottom of the dorsal markings.
habitats Found in silty sand and rubble areas near reefs. 
Distribution Distributed in the western Pacific from southern Japan to Queensland, Australia. It is found in western and northern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Islands. 
Utility No commercial value.