Scientific Name
Scalicus amiscus
Scalicus amiscus鬚叉吻魴鮄
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Starks, 1904) Depth 190 - 760M
Chinese 鬚叉吻魴鮄 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 黃魴鮄科 Economic Fish No 
Family F311 Peristediidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 鬚叉吻魴鮄 
Max Length 28 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鬚紅魴鮄、鬚平面黃魴鮄、雞角、角仔魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Off Manazuru Point, Sagami Bay, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, Albatross sta. 3698, depth 153 fathoms 
Synonyms Peristedion amiscus, Satyrichthys amiscus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1904 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055510. ASIZP0057216. ASIZP0059804. ASIZP0060922. ASIZP0061619. ASIZP0061620. ASIZP0062295. ASIZP0062375. ASIZP0062533. ASIZP0064523. ASIZP0064557. ASIZP0067009. ASIZP0067120. ASIZP0067121. ASIZP0067143. ASIZP0067299. ASIZP0700349. ASIZP0802076. ASIZP0802077. ASIZP0802078. ASIZP0802218. ASIZP0912076. ASIZP0912077. ASIZP0912078. ASIZP0912218. CAS214456. NMMBP04680. NMMBP04681. NMMBP04682. NMMBP04683. NMMBP04684. NMMBP05783. NMMSTP00101. NTMP0978. NTMP1227. NTOU-AE6231. NTUM06566. ...List all 38 records... 
Common Name Gurnard; Searobin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VII spines and 20-22 soft rays; anal fin with 20-22 soft rays; pectoral fin with 16-18 soft rays; lateral line scales 35-37; gill rakers 4-5+1+18-23. Rostral projection flat, a regular triangle in shape. No teeth in upper jaw. Barbels on lower jaw, 10 in number, the longest one extending below base of 4th to 6th dorsal spine. Preopercular spine long and sharp.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment. Other ecological behaviour is unclear yet. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan and the East China Sea. 
Utility Not commercial food species.