Scientific Name
Lepidotrigla japonica  
Lepidotrigla japonica日本鱗角魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1854) Depth 20 - 115M
Chinese 日本鱗角魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 角魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F310 Triglidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 日本紅娘魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 日本角魚、雞角、角仔魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Prionotus japonicus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Matsubara, K. etc. 1932 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 Richards, W. J. 1992 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056256. ASIZP0059116. ASIZP0061885. ASIZP0067180. ASIZP0067931. ASIZP0070260. ASIZP0073215. ASIZP0073998. ASIZP0080422. ASIZP0802098. ASIZP0803692. ASIZP0805690. ASIZP0900269. ASIZP0912098. ASIZP0913692. ASIZP0915690. FRIP00620. MTP0144. NMMBP00071. NMMBP01273. NMMBP02080. NMMBP03220. NMMBP03581. NMMBP04870. NMMBP04871. NMMBP04888. NMMBP08867. NMMSTP00105. NMNSF00447. NTOUP200802-111. NTOUP200802-142. NTUM00464. NTUM01570. NTUM03795. ROM71743. RUSI35643. ...List all 36 records... 
Barcode2008-08-05,張榮樺,CO1,100% 2012-08-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Gurnard; Searobin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VIII-IX spines and 14-15 soft rays; anal fin with 13-14 rays; pectoral fin with 14 soft rays; lateral line scales 56-60; gill raker 1+6-7; vertebrae 10-11+19-20. Rostral projection formed by 1 prominent outer spines and several inner short spines. Twenty-two or 23 bony plates along base of both dorsal fins. Pectoral fin very long, extending below base of 9th to 12th dorsal soft ray.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment, depth range 40-115m. Found in sandy mud bottom. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Japan to East and northern South China Sea, and Indonesia. 
Utility Not commercial food species.