Scientific Name
Pseudorhombus neglectus  
Pseudorhombus neglectus南海斑鮃
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1865 Depth 30 - 40M
Chinese 南海斑鮃 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 牙鮃科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F492 Paralichthyidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 南海斑鮃 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 扁魚、皇帝魚、半邊魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Makasar? [Ujung Pandang], Sulawesi [Celebes], Indonesia 
Synonyms Platophrys neglectus, Pseudorhombus jenynsii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Bleeker, P. 1865 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0073241. ASIZP0700091. ASIZP0805716. ASIZP0915716. NMMBP03963. NMMBP04891. NMMBP04892. NMMBP05653.  
Common Name Large-tooth flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 75-78; anal-fin rays 59-60; pectoral-fin rays 12. Body pale brownish, with small ocelli at junction between curved and straight portions of lateral line and another one near middle of straight section. Upper profile of head without a distinct notch or with slight notch in front of upper eye. Origin of dorsal fin slightly in front of anterior margin of upper and just above posterior nostril on blind side.
habitats Inhabits shallow waters, on mud and sand bottoms of continental shelves. Feeds on small benthic animals. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: east Indian Ocean, throughout the Indo-Australian Archipelago to the South China Sea. Taiwan: South,West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species. Marketed mostly fresh.