Scientific Name
Trichonotus elegans  
Trichonotus elegans美麗絲鰭鱚
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author Shimada & Yoshino, 1984 Depth 10 - 30M
Chinese 美麗絲鰭鱚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 絲鰭鱚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F437 Trichonotidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 美麗毛背魚 
Max Length 18 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 沙鰍 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality South-southeast of Hatoma I., Yaeyama Is., Okinawa Pref., Japan, 24°28'N, 123°49'E, ca. 20 m. 
Reference Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Shimada, K. etc. 1984 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0070306. NTMP0924.  
Common Name Long-rayed sand-diver 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Utility No commercial value.