Scientific Name
Heteromycteris matsubarai  
Heteromycteris matsubarai松原氏鈎嘴鰨
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Author Ochiai, 1963 Depth 80 - 100M
Chinese 松原氏鈎嘴鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F501 Soleidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 松原氏鈎嘴鰨 
Max Length 13 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 龍舌、鰨沙、比目魚 
Distribution in World Japan to South China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tanegashima, Kagoshima Pref., Japan 
Reference 中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Ochiai, A. 1963 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055990.  
Common Name Sole 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 86-93; anal-fin rays 57-64; caudal-fin rays 19. Snout forming distinct hook; mouth inferior, markedly contorted; caudal fin completely separate from dorsal and anal fins; branchial septum perforated.
habitats Inhabits shallow sand or mud bottoms in coastal waters. Feeds predominently on bottom-living invertebrates. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Tanegashima, Japan to the South China Sea. Taiwan: South. 
Utility Commercial fishery species. Caught mainly with bottom trawls on the inner continental shelf.