Scientific Name
Rogadius pristiger
Rogadius pristiger鋸銼倒棘牛尾魚
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Author (Cuvier, 1829) Depth 15 - 95M
Chinese 鋸銼倒棘牛尾魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 牛尾魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F313 Platycephalidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 鋸銼倒棘鯒 
Max Length 50 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 竹甲、狗祈仔、牛尾 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South West 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality New Guinea; Sulawesi, Indonesia 
Synonyms Platycephalus pristiger, Rogadius asper   
Reference Knapp, L. W. 1999. Family Platycephalidae. In: Carpenter and Niem (ed). Species identification guide for fisheries purposes. The living marine resources of the western central Pacific. Bony fishes part 2 (Mugilidae to Carangidae). FAO, Rome. v. 4: iii-v; 2069-2790 
Specimen List
Common Name Thorny flathead  
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist