Scientific Name
Aseraggodes kaianus  
Aseraggodes kaianus開因櫛鱗鰨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Günther, 1880) Depth 150 - 252M
Chinese 開因櫛鱗鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F501 Soleidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 日本櫛鱗鰨 
Max Length 11.3 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 龍舌、鰨沙、比目魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan West 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Ki Is, Japan 
Synonyms Asseragodes kaianus, Solea kaiana   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)  Gunther, A. 1880 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0070938. ASIZP0071032. ASIZP0080161. ASIZP0804451. ASIZP0804452. ASIZP0914451. ASIZP0914452. NTUM05174.  
Barcode2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Sole 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 68; anal-fin rays 48; caudal-fin rays 18. Snout not forming a distinct hook; mouth only slightly contorted. No pores at bases of dorsal and anal-fin rays. Caudal fin separate from dorsal and anal fins. Pectoral fins absent. With ctenoid scales on head and body; ventral fin bases short. Anterior nasal tube on eyed side short, not reaching beyond midpoint of lower eye. Right side of fins with black reticulated marks; only one row of dark brown spots along lateral line.
habitats Inhabits shallow sand or mud bottoms in coastal waters. Feeds predominently on bottom-living invertebrates, especially small crustaceans. 
Distribution Western Central Pacific: Kei Islands. Philippines. southern Japan. Taiwan: West.  
Utility Commercial fishery species. Caught mainly with bottom trawls on the inner continental shelf.