Scientific Name
Psettina tosana  
Psettina tosana土佐鰜鮃
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Amaoka, 1963 Depth 80 - 100M
Chinese 土佐鰜鮃 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮃科 Economic Fish No 
Family F494 Bothidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 土佐鰜鮃 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 扁魚、皇帝魚、半邊魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、North East、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mimase, Japan 
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 ASIZP0061851. ASIZP0061890. ASIZP0807626. ASIZP0900235. ASIZP0900274. ASIZP0900368. ASIZP0917626. NMMBP02108. NMMSTP00958. NMMSTP01609. NTMP0134. NTUM05407. NTUM05408. NTUM05409. NTUM05505. NTUM05506. NTUM05507.  
Common Name Lefteye flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 91-99; anal-fin rays 70-82; pectoral-fin rays 10-11. Similar to P. gigantea but differs from it by a small mouth ( 3.9 times in head length), few scales on the lateral line, few pectoral rays, and pale snout and jaws.
habitats Inhabits sandy mud bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: Kochi Prefecture, Japan to Taiwan. Taiwan: North-East, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.