Scientific Name
Plagiopsetta glossa  
Plagiopsetta glossa舌形斜頜鰈
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Franz, 1910 Depth 65 - 154M
Chinese 舌形斜頜鰈 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 冠鰈科 Economic Fish No 
Family F499 Samaridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 舌形斜頜鰈 
Max Length 19 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 扁魚、皇帝魚、半邊魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan North 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Yagoshima, Japan 
Synonyms Plagiopsetta fasciatus, Samariscus fasciatus, Samariscus glossa   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995);  Franz, V. 1910 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Cooper, J. A., K. Graham etc. 1994 Mihara, e. etc. 1995 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0073401. ASIZP0078605. ASIZP0078606. ASIZP0080404. ASIZP0807609. ASIZP0807610. ASIZP0807611. ASIZP0917609. ASIZP0917610. ASIZP0917611. FRIP00855. FRIP01373. NMMBP04430. NMMSTP00974. NTMP0800. NTUM05339. NTUM05340. NTUM05341. NTUM07090.  
Common Name Tongue flatfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 66-72; anal-fin rays 51-57; pectoral-fin rays 8-10. Feebly pigmented snout, presence of supratemporal branch on lateral line of ocular side and medial dark pigmented spot on mandible and intermandibular area.
habitats Found in the sublittoral zone on sandy mud bottoms. Feeds on small benthic animals. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Japan and Taiwan to New South Wales, Australia. Taiwan: North. 
Utility Rare species.