Scientific Name
Parabembras curtus  
Parabembras curtus短鯒
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) Depth 60 - 320M
Chinese 短鯒 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 赤鯒科 Economic Fish No 
Family F312 Bembridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 短鯒 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅牛尾 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Bembras curtus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Shao, K.-T. etc. 1987 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055509. ASIZP0056047. ASIZP0056048. ASIZP0056056. ASIZP0056068. ASIZP0058724. ASIZP0059880. ASIZP0060629. ASIZP0060930. ASIZP0061016. ASIZP0061060. ASIZP0061143. ASIZP0061160. ASIZP0061184. ASIZP0061538. ASIZP0063110. ASIZP0066037. ASIZP0066041. ASIZP0073684. ASIZP0075151. ASIZP0700007. ASIZP0800627. ASIZP0800628. ASIZP0806627. ASIZP0910627. ASIZP0910628. ASIZP0916627. CAS20773. CAS214583. FRIP00785. FRIP00788. FRIP01249. FRIP01254. NMMBP00045. NMMBP00690. NMMBP01115. NMMBP01149. NTUM00066Neotype. ...List all 62 records... 
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Deepwater flathead 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with IX-X-I spines and 7-9 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 5 soft rays; pectoral fin with 19-22 soft rays; lateral line scales 35. Head large and well depressed. Lower jaw strongly projecting. Scales on body large and ctenoid. Anterior lateral line scales with a strong spine. Second dorsal and anal fins with short bases.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment, attains 20cm SL. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Indian Ocean to southern Japan and Taiwan. 
Utility Minor commercial food species, edible.