Scientific Name
Crossorhombus kobensis  
Crossorhombus kobensis高本纓鮃
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Starks, 1906) Depth 1 - 100M
Chinese 高本纓鮃 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮃科 Economic Fish No 
Family F494 Bothidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長臂纓鮃 
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 West、South 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kob, Japan 
Synonyms Crossorhombus valderostratus, Engyprosopon ui, Scaeops kobensis, Scaeops ui   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1906 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0060486. ASIZP0061552. ASIZP0061855. ASIZP0063581. ASIZP0064214. ASIZP0070669. ASIZP0070675. ASIZP0073974. ASIZP0074540. ASIZP0074859. ASIZP0900239. NMMBP04011. NMMBP04601. NMMBP04611. NMMBP04612. NMMBP05423. NMMBP08825. NMMBP08848. NMMSTP00738. NMNSF00506. NTMP0332. NTUM05427. NTUM05551. NTUM05552. NTUM05553.  
Common Name Kobe flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 84; anal-fin rays 66; pectoral-fin rays 11. Tip of isthmus below middle of lower eye. Scales on ocular side ctenoid, armed with a row of hairlike spines. Caudal fin with 3 simple rays on upper and lower margins respectively. Pectoral fin elongated into a filament, longer than head. Caudal fin without a dark band. In male, body on blind side stained with dark-blue except for head, interorbital width broader and pectoral fin longer than in female.
habitats Lives on sand and shelf bottoms and feeds on bottom-living animals. Sexually dimorphic characters develop at about 5 cm SL. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: Japan, Formosa Strait, northern part of the South China Sea. Taiwan: South, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.