Scientific Name
Rogadius asper  
Rogadius asper松葉倒棘牛尾魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1829) Depth 5 - 95M
Chinese 松葉倒棘牛尾魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 牛尾魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F313 Platycephalidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 倒棘鯒 
Max Length 17 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 竹甲、狗祈仔、牛尾 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan West、South West、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan [Nagasaki, Japan, Western North Pacific] 
Synonyms Platycephalus asper, Rogadius pristiger   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)  Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0056038. ASIZP0056050. ASIZP0056051. ASIZP0056055. ASIZP0056057. ASIZP0059155. ASIZP0059244. ASIZP0061105. ASIZP0061571. ASIZP0061864. ASIZP0062546. ASIZP0069732. ASIZP0073213. ASIZP0073214. ASIZP0073710. ASIZP0073711. ASIZP0074392. ASIZP0803234. ASIZP0805688. ASIZP0805689. ASIZP0900248. ASIZP0913234. ASIZP0915688. ASIZP0915689. FRIP00951. NMMBP08817. NMMBP08865. NMNSF00510. NTMP0119. NTMP0442. NTMP0969. NTOU-AE6195. NTUM02306. NTUM08202. RUSI43035. USNM00200231. ...List all 36 records... 
Barcode2012-08-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-08-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Olive-tailed flathead; Thorny flathead 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with I-VIII and 11 soft rays; anal fin with 11 soft rays; pectoral fin with 19-22 soft rays; lateral line scales 51-56; gill rakers 1+7-10. Side of head unicarinate. Preoperculum with a stout antrorse spine on lower surface and 4 spines at angle. Teeth on vomer and palatines enlarged, some of them canine-like. Palatine teeth in 2 rows.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment; amphidromous. Attains 16 cm SL. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Broome (Australia), the Arafura Sea and northwards. Also known from southern Japan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines and Taiwan and India. 
Utility Minor commercial food species.