Scientific Name
Peristedion orientale  
Peristedion orientale東方黃魴鮄
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Temminck & Schlegel, 1843 Depth 120 - 500M
Chinese 東方黃魴鮄 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 黃魴鮄科 Economic Fish No 
Family F311 Peristediidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 東方黃魴鮄 
Max Length 19 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 雞角、角仔魚、飛角(臺東) 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056247. ASIZP0056249. ASIZP0057215. ASIZP0058303. ASIZP0061502. ASIZP0062373. ASIZP0062534. ASIZP0062535. ASIZP0063120. ASIZP0063250. ASIZP0066089. ASIZP0067852. ASIZP0073678. ASIZP0073708. ASIZP0073758. ASIZP0075068. ASIZP0801549. ASIZP0803613. ASIZP0805626. ASIZP0806610. ASIZP0900314. ASIZP0911549. ASIZP0913613. ASIZP0916420. ASIZP0916610. CAS214624. FRIP00835. FRIP21698. NMMBP01171. NMMBP02552. NMMBP02832. NMMBP03700. NMMBP04024. NMMBP04838. NMMBP04845. NMMBP05751. NMMBP05801. USNM00098917Paratype. ...List all 53 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100%
Common Name Gurnard; Searobin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dosal fin with VIII spines and 20 soft rays; Anal fin with 19-20 soft rays; Pectoral fin with 14 soft rays; lateral line scales 33-34; gill rakers 6 + 16. Rostral projection short, triangular in shape, and nearly parallel. Teeth in upper jaw. Barbrls on lower jaw, short, 8 in number, the longest one extending below anterior border of orbit. Preoperculum without spine. Second dorsal fin with 2 series of dark spots.
habitats Inhabit bathydemersal marine environment, depth range 120-500m. Attains 19cm TL. Found along the shelf edge. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: southern Japan, the East China Sea, and the Yellow Sea. 
Utility Not commercial food species.