Scientific Name
Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis  
Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis臂斑鱗角魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Fowler, 1938 Depth 20 - 264M
Chinese 臂斑鱗角魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 角魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F310 Triglidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 斑鰭紅娘魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 雞角、角仔魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Vicinity of Jolo, Philippines, 6°11'50"N, 121°08'20"E, Albatross station D.5135, depth 161 fathoms 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Fowler, H. W. 1938 Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno, etc. 1984 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056252. ASIZP0056254. FRIP00621. FRIP20310. NMMBP05268. NMMBP06112. NMMSTP00162.  
Common Name Gurnard; Searobin 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XIII-IX spines and 15-16 soft rays; anal fin with 14-16 soft rays; pectoral fin with 14 soft rays; lateral line scales 61-64; gill rakers 1 + 6; vertebrae 11+21. Rostral projection formed by 1 outer large spine and several inner short spines fin with whitish spots scattered over inner surface of the fin, and a large blackish-blue blotch on lower 1/2 of inner surface.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment, sandy mud bottom. Attains 20cm TL. Other ecological is not clear yet. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan to the South China Sea and the Philippines. Also found in the Arafura Sea and Australia, a new record for the northeastern Indian Ocean. 
Utility Not commercial food species.