Scientific Name
Arnoglossus tenuis  
Arnoglossus tenuis細羊舌鮃
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Günther, 1880 Depth 80 - 150M
Chinese 細羊舌鮃 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮃科 Economic Fish No 
Family F494 Bothidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 細羊舌鮃 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 扁魚、皇帝魚、半邊魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Hong Kong 
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 Amaoka, K. 1974 Kunio Amaoka 1974 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List CAS53041. NMMSTP01571. NTUM02484. NTUM05428. NTUM07110.  
Common Name Dwarf lefteye flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 92-95; anal-fin rays 71-73; pectoral-fin rays 11-13. Mouth small, contained 2.6 to 2.9 times in head length. Maxillary extending to anterior margin of the eye. Few scales on lateral line, and few dorsal and anal fin rays. Attains 10 cm SL.
habitats Inhabits sand, mud, and gravel bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution Western Pacific: southern Japan to the South China Sea, Queensland, and New Caledonia Taiwan: North-East. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.