Scientific Name
Zebrias zebra  
Zebrias zebra條鰨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch, 1787) Depth 10 - 30M
Chinese 條鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F501 Soleidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 條鰨 
Max Length 19 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 閂絲、鰨沙、比目魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality East Indies 
Synonyms Pleuronectes zebra, Synaptura zebra   
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 ASIZP0054562. ASIZP0059577. ASIZP0063604. ASIZP0074809. ASIZP0080066. ASIZP0080067. ASIZP0080068. ASIZP0805645. ASIZP0805646. ASIZP0805647. ASIZP0807400. ASIZP0807401. ASIZP0807402. ASIZP0900435. ASIZP0917400. ASIZP0917401. ASIZP0917402. FRIP01220. MTP0081. MTP0150. NMMBP03188. NMMBP05839. NMMBP06391. NMMBP06393. NMMSTP00834. NMNSF00321. NMNSF00446. NTMP0173. NTOU-AE6255. NTOU-AE6256. NTOU-AE6257. NTUM01622. NTUM01624. NTUM02055. NTUM02511. NTUM02512. NTUM02513. ...List all 45 records... 
Barcode2016-02-22,Yung-Chieh,CO1,100% 2016-02-22,Yung-Chieh,CO1,100% 2016-02-22,Yung-Chieh,CO1,100%
Common Name Zebra sole 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 69-97; anal-fin rays 56-85; caudal-fin rays 16-18. Body elongate, with strongly ctenoid scales on both sides. Eyes on right side, separated by scaly nterorbital space. Mouth curved, cleft reaching to vertical through anterior border of lower eye. Dorsal and anal fins completely joined to caudal fin; pectoral fins well developed, attached to opercular membrane, the right much longer than the left; upper 2 rays of right pectoral fin longer than others; pelvic fins shorter than right pectoral fin; asymmetrical, with right pelvic-fin base longer than left. Yellow-brown on eyed side, with 12, paired, dark brown cross bands continued onto fins, where they bend posteriorly; a white-bordered, dark, ocellus on caudal fin.
habitats Inhabits shallow sand and mud bottoms of coastal waters. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates, especially small crustaceans. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Gulf of Thailand, to northern China Sea, southern Japan, Philippines, and southward to Borneo, and Indonesia. Taiwan: Penghu, North, North-East, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species. Marketed fresh, frozen, and dried-salted.