Scientific Name
Cynoglossus abbreviatus  
Cynoglossus abbreviatus短舌鰨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Gray, 1834) Depth 20 - 85M
Chinese 短舌鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 舌鰨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F502 Cynoglossidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 短吻三線舌鰨 
Max Length 55 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 牛舌、龍舌、扁魚、皇帝魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality China 
Synonyms Areliscus abbreviatus, Areliscus gracilis, Areliscus trigrammus, Cynoglossus trigrammus, Cynoglossus xiphoideus, Plagusia abbreviata, Trulla abbreviata, Trulla trigrammus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)  Gray, J. E. 1830-35 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0063583. FRIP00078. MTP0151. NTUM01617. NTUM02072. NTUM02497. NTUM05596.  
Barcode2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,% 2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,%
Common Name Three-lined tongue sole 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 125-130; anal-fin rays 103-105;. caudal-fin rays 7-8. Body deep, its depth 3.57 to 4.35 times in standard length. Maxilla extending only to point equal with verticals through middle and posterior margin of fixed eye. Corner of mouth nearer to tip of snout than to branchial opening.
habitats Found in the sublittoral zone, semi-enclosed sea areas; on muddy and sandy bottoms. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: South China Sea through Taiwan, Shanghai, Tunghai and Pohai to Korea and Japan. Taiwan: Penghu, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.