Scientific Name
Psettina gigantea  
Psettina gigantea長鰜鮃
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Amaoka, 1963 Depth 79 - 100M
Chinese 長鰜鮃 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮃科 Economic Fish No 
Family F494 Bothidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 大鰜鮃 
Max Length 13 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、North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mimase, Japan 
Synonyms Psettina gigantia   
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)  Amaoka, K. 1963 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0067784. ASIZP0067927. ASIZP0068344. ASIZP0068368. ASIZP0070673. ASIZP0070676. ASIZP0070680. ASIZP0803545. ASIZP0803688. ASIZP0913545. ASIZP0913688. NMMBP03187. NMMBP03727. NMMBP05155. NMMBP05422. NMMBP05573. NTUM05593.  
Common Name Rough-scaled flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 92-94; anal-fin rays 72-76; pectoral-fin rays 11-12. Differs from P. iijimae by dark spots on body not extending to dorsal and anal fins, caudal fin without blackish band, and absence of gill rakers on upper limb. Snout and jaws dark.
habitats Inhabits sand and mud bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution Western Pacific: southern Japan to the South China Sea. Also known from Darwin to North West Cape, Australia; southern Indonesia. Taiwan: North-East, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species. Caught with shrimp bottom trawls.