Scientific Name
Parapercis kentingensis
Parapercis kentingensis墾丁擬鱸
by: Hsuan-Ching Ho
Author Ho, Chang & Shao, 2012 Depth 50 - 100M
Chinese 墾丁擬鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China  
Max Length 13.7 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 海狗甘仔、狗、舉目魚、雨傘閂、花狗母海、沙鱸、狗母梭(臺東)、花狗母(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Hengchun, Pingtung, southern Taiwan, northern part of South China Sea, hook and line, 50–150 m 
Synonyms Parapercis shaoi, Parapercis somaliensis   
Reference Ho, H.-C., C. H. Chang & K.-T. Shao, 2012. Two new sandperches (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae: Parapercis) from South China Sea, based on morphology and DNA barcoring. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 2012. 60(1): 163–172.  Hsuan-Ching Ho, Chia-Hao Chang, etc. 2012 
Specimen List ASIZP0802010. ASIZP0805890. ASIZP0806532. ASIZP0806533. ASIZP0806534. ASIZP0912010. ASIZP0915890. ASIZP0916532. ASIZP0916533. ASIZP0916534.  
Barcode2012-01-02,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100% 2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100% 2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Kenting sandperch 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist