Scientific Name
Symphurus megasomus
Symphurus megasomus巨體無線鰨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Lee, Chen & Shao, 2009 Depth 470 - 640M
Chinese 巨體無線鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 舌鰨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F502 Cynoglossidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 大身無線鰨 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 牛舌、龍舌、扁魚、皇帝魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Da-shi, Taiwan 
Synonyms Symphurus strictus   
Reference Lee MY, Chen HM, Shao KT (2009) A New Species of Deep-Water Tonguefish Genus Symphurus (Pleuronectiformes: Cynoglossidae) from Taiwan. Copeia. 2009(2): 342–347.   Lee, M.Y., H.M. Chen, etc. 2009 
Specimen List AMS_I.44690-001Paratype. ASIZP0063160Paratype. ASIZP0063163Paratype. ASIZP0063845Paratype. ASIZP0067636Paratype. ASIZP0067637Paratype. ASIZP0067638Paratype. ASIZP0067640Holotype. ASIZP0067643Paratype. ASIZP0067644Paratype. ASIZP0067649Paratype. ASIZP0070664.  
Common Name Giant tonguesole 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist