Scientific Name
Lepidotrigla kanagashira  
Lepidotrigla kanagashira尖鰭鱗角魚
by: Po-Feng Lee
Author Kamohara, 1936 Depth 130 - 500M
Chinese 尖鰭鱗角魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 角魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F310 Triglidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 尖鰭紅娘魚 
Max Length 18 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 尖鰭角魚、雞角、角仔魚 
Distribution in World Japan to South China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mimase, Kochi Prefecture, Japan 
Reference 吳(2002)碩士論文;Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Kamohara, T. 1936 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List NTMP0410.  
Common Name Gurnard; Searobin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with IX spines and 14-16 soft rays; anal fin with 13-14 soft rays; pectoral fin with 14 soft rays; lateral line scales 58-61; gill rakers 1+5-6; vertebrae 11+20-21. Rostral projection formed by 1 outer spine and several inner short spines. Twenty-three or 24 bony plates along base of both dorsal fins. Pectoral fin long and pointed extending below base of 6th to 9th dorsal soft ray. Breast scaled.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment, attains 18 cm TL. Other ecological behavior is not clear, yet. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Tosa Bay, Japan, Taiwan and the South China Sea. 
Utility Not commercial food species.