Scientific Name
Arnoglossus polyspilus  
Arnoglossus polyspilus多斑羊舌鮃
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Günther, 1880) Depth 90 - 150M
Chinese 多斑羊舌鮃 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮃科 Economic Fish No 
Family F494 Bothidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 多斑羊舌鮃 
Max Length 24 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 扁魚、皇帝魚、半邊魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kai Is. 
Synonyms Anticitharus polyspilus, Arnoglossus tchangi, Bothus tchangi   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Gunther, A. 1880 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0074942. ASIZP0075168. ASIZP0075169. ASIZP0806644. ASIZP0806645. ASIZP0807606. ASIZP0807607. ASIZP0807608. ASIZP0916644. ASIZP0916645. ASIZP0916646. ASIZP0917606. ASIZP0917607. ASIZP0917608. NMMBP02096. NMMBP03567. NMMBP05554. NTMP0768. NTUM01588. NTUM05430. NTUM05517.  
Common Name Many-spotted lefteye flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 103-106; anal-fin rays 79-86; pectoral-fin rays 12-13. Mouth rather small, contained 2.0 to 2.6 times in head length, maxillary extending to below the anterior margin or anterior 1/3 of lower eye. Gill rakers present on upper limb. Caudal fin with 2 simple rays on upper and lower margins. In the male, several anterior dorsal rays somewhat elongated.
habitats Inhabit sand, mud, and gravel bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: eastern Indian Ocean, southern Japan, to Taiwan, New Caledonia. Taiwan: South, North-East, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery and aquarium species.