Scientific Name
Laeops tungkongensis  
Laeops tungkongensis東港左鮃
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Chen & Weng, 1965 Depth 100 - 300M
Chinese 東港左鮃 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮃科 Economic Fish No 
Family F494 Bothidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 東港左鮃 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 扁魚、皇帝魚、半邊魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World Taiwan   Distribution in Taiwan West 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tung Kong, Taiwan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Chen, J. T. F. etc. 1965 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0807602. ASIZP0807603. ASIZP0807604. ASIZP0917602. ASIZP0917603. ASIZP0917604. NMMBP03615. NMMBP03627.  
Common Name Lefteye flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 100-106; anal-fin rays 79-86; pectoral-fin rays 13-14. Upper jaw 2 times in head length. All upper-jaw and lower-jaw teeth confined to blind side. Body flat; long and thin ; Edge of body transparented; first 2 dorsal-fin rays not separated from remainder of fin.
habitats Found in sandy and muddy areas of the continental shelf, also found on deep sea area. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution Western Central Pacific: South China Sea. Taiwan: West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.