Scientific Name
Zebrias quagga  
Zebrias quagga格條鰨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Kaup, 1858) Depth 10 - 30M
Chinese 格條鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F501 Soleidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 峨嵋條鰨 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 龍舌、鰨沙、比目魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Bombay, India 
Synonyms Aesopia quagga, Synaptura quagga   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0057357. ASIZP0062406. ASIZP0064112. ASIZP0064759. ASIZP0074483. ASIZP0079012. ASIZP0800073. ASIZP0910073. NMMBP01739. NMMBP03589. NMMBP03643. NMMBP05117. NMMBP05118. NMMSTP00732. NMNSF00490. NTMP0041. NTMP0476. NTMP0779. NTUM02516. NTUM03786. NTUM05169. NTUM05170. NTUM05171.  
Barcode2011-06-13,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Fringefin zebra sole 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 63-75; anal-fin rays 53-61; 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 joined to dorsal and anal fins. Opercular membrane usually on both sides of body joined nearly to distal tips of upper rays of pectoral fins and forming continuous membranous connection with gill opening. First ray of dorsal fin not enlarged; scales rough, distinctly ctenoid. Each eyeball with a prominent skinny flap.
habitats Inhabits shallow coastal waters, on sand and mud bottoms. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and Persian Gulf to the west coast of India and Sri Lanka eastward extending to Malaysia and Thailand, northward to China and southward to Australia. Taiwan: South, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species. Sold fresh in markets.