Scientific Name
Symphurus strictus  
Symphurus strictus多線無線鰨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Gilbert, 1905 Depth 100 - 600M
Chinese 多線無線鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 舌鰨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F502 Cynoglossidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 細紋無線鰨 
Max Length 14 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 牛舌、龍舌、扁魚、皇帝魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Hawaiian Is. 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)  Charles Henry Gilbert, Ph.D. (II) etc. 1905 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0058417. ASIZP0063161. ASIZP0064105. ASIZP0066741. ASIZP0066813. ASIZP0066833. ASIZP0067639. ASIZP0067645. ASIZP0067646. ASIZP0067739. ASIZP0070137. ASIZP0073361. ASIZP0900190. ASIZP0900191. ASIZP0900193. ASIZP0900195. ASIZP0900357. ASIZP0900534. ASIZP0901288. ASIZP0915940. FRIP00314. FRIP01090. FRIP03060. NMMBP03561. NMMBP03713. NMMBP03714. NMMBP03747. NMMBP05776. NMMBP05786. NMMBP06184. NMMBP06185. NMMSTP01515. NMMSTP01662. NTUM05205. NTUM05448.  
Common Name Blackbelly tonguesole 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 107-111; anal-fin rays 95-104; caudal-fin rays 12-14. With 110-125 scales in a longitudinal series; whitish or yellowish blind side which is distinctly lighter than the ocular surface. Upper side brown, with faint horizontal dark lines following scale rows; abdomen black; fins dusky.
habitats Inhabits deep waters. Feeds on small invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: off Delagoa Bay, Maldives, Japan, Philippines, and Hawaii. Taiwan: South. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.