Scientific Name
Lepidotrigla abyssalis  
Lepidotrigla abyssalis深海鱗角魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Jordan & Starks, 1904 Depth 60 - 415M
Chinese 深海鱗角魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 角魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F310 Triglidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 深海紅娘魚 
Max Length 17 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 深海角魚、雞角、角仔魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Suruga Bay, Japan, Albatross station 3713, depth 50-60 fathoms 
Synonyms Lepidotrigla japonica   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1904 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0073722. ASIZP0080389. NMMBP04945. NMMSTP00163. NMNSF00329. NTOU-AE6134. NTOU-AE6205. NTUM04196. NTUM04845.  
Common Name Gurnard; Searobin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VIII spines at first and 14 soft rays at second; pectoral fin with III spines and 10 soft rays; ventral fin with I spine and 5 soft rays; anal fin with 15 soft rays; vertebrae 11+20. Rostral projection formed by 1 rather prominent outer spine and several inner short spine; scales disparted easily, chest without scales; abdomen coverd with cycloid scales, others, ctenoid scales. Body yellowish red, abdomen pallid; dorsal fin and pecotrla fin reddish, caudal fin light reddish.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment, depth range 60-415m, found in sandy mud bottom. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: Japan, the East China Sea, and eastern Korea. 
Utility Not commercial food species, edible.