Scientific Name
Lepidotrigla guentheri  
Lepidotrigla guentheri貢氏鱗角魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Hilgendorf, 1879 Depth 70 - 280M
Chinese 貢氏鱗角魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 角魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F310 Triglidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 貢氏紅娘魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 貢氏角魚、雞角、角仔魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tokyo, Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0059453. ASIZP0061057. ASIZP0061401. ASIZP0063097. ASIZP0063233. ASIZP0065411. ASIZP0067293. ASIZP0070449. ASIZP0073378. ASIZP0073419. ASIZP0078920. ASIZP0080442. ASIZP0802208. ASIZP0912208. FRIP00616. FRIP01248. NMMSTP00123. NMMSTP01678. NTOUP200802-128. NTOUP200802-134. NTOUP200802-138. NTOUP200802-141. NTUM01057. NTUM06574. NTUM06578. ROM71734.  
Common Name Gurnard; Searobin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VII-IX spines and 15-16 soft rays; anal fin with 15-16 soft rays; pectoral fin with 14 soft rays; lateral line scales 61-66; gill rakers 1+6-7; vertebrae 11+21. Rostral projection formed by several subsequal spines. Second dorsal spines well elongated. Twenty-two to 24 bony plates along both dorsal fins. Pectoral fin with a large blackish-blue blotch on lower 1/2 of inner surface and small whitish spots scattered in the blotch.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment, depth range 70-280m, found along the shelf edge in sandy mud bottom. Attains 20 cmTL. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan to the East China Sea. 
Utility Not commercial food species.