Scientific Name
Ichthyscopus lebeck  
Ichthyscopus lebeck披肩鰧
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Depth 30 - 200M
Chinese 披肩鰧 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰧科 Economic Fish No 
Family F443 Uranoscopidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 披肩鰧 
Max Length 40 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大頭丁、眼鏡魚、含笑、向天虎、披肩瞻星魚、尿壺魚、看天獅(高屏地區)、甕魚(中彰地區) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tranquebar, India 
Synonyms Ichthyoscopus lebeck, Ichthyscopus lebeck lebeck, Uranoscopus inermis, Uranoscopus lebeck   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006) 
Specimen List ASIZP0805901. ASIZP0805902. ASIZP0805903. ASIZP0915901. ASIZP0915902. ASIZP0915903. FRIP21173. MTP0106. NMMBP06285. NMMBP06314. NMMBP06363. NMMSTP00939. NMNSF00249. NTUM03801. NTUM03804.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Longnosed stargazer 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Head and body compressed. Mouth large, protractile, almost vertical; respiratory valve inside lower jaw without dermal appendage; both lips with fimbriate ridges. Dorsoposterior end of gill flap with dermal fringed papillae. Upper part of cleithrum bordered ventrally by dermal fringed flaps. Body scales arranged in regular oblique rows. Dorsal fin single, with II rudimentary spines and 17 or 18 soft rays; anal-fin rays 16 or 17; pectoral fins knife-shaped, upper rays longer than middle ray. Body canary yellow, with buffer brown markings along sides, enclosing pure white round or oval spots; some spots of same white colour also on pectoral and dorsal fins. A dark bar across caudal and pectoral fins.
habitats Inhabits sandy pebble bottoms. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific. It is a common species in Taiwan except eastern part. 
Utility No commercial value.