Scientific Name
Psettina iijimae  
Psettina iijimae鰜鮃
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Starks, 1904) Depth 80 - 100M
Chinese 鰜鮃 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮃科 Economic Fish No 
Family F494 Bothidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 飯島鰜鮃 
Max Length 8.5 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 Suruga, Bay 
Synonyms Engyprosopon iijimae   
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)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1904 Amaoka, K. 1976 Kunio Amaoka 1976 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0061658. ASIZP0064143. ASIZP0064367. ASIZP0072284. ASIZP0075163. ASIZP0804904. ASIZP0806639. ASIZP0914904. ASIZP0916639. FRIP00910. FRIP01241. FRIP03220. NMMBP01725. NMMSTP01639. NTMP0939. NTUM02492. NTUM05405. NTUM05406. NTUM05509. NTUM05510. NTUM05511. NTUM05512.  
Barcode2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100%
Common Name Lefteye flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 80-92; anal-fin rays 62-70; pectoral-fin rays 11-12. This species differs from other members of the genus by having dark spots along the upper and lower edges of its body, extending to basal part of the dorsal and anal fins, posterior part of the caudal fin and a dark band, upper limb of gill arch with gill rakers. This genus is characterized by having eyes separated by a bony ridge of very narrow space anteriorly and a ridge posteriorly, a small mouth about equal to eye diameter, ctenoid scales on ocular side armed with a row of hairlike spines.
habitats Inhabits sand and mud bottoms. Feeds on small polychaetes, crustaceans, and fishes. 
Distribution Western Pacific: southern Japan, southern Indonesia, and northwestern Australia Taiwan: North-East, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species. Caught mainly with bottom shrimp trawls.