Scientific Name
Platyrhina tangi
Platyrhina tangi湯氏黃點鯆
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Iwatsuki, Miyamoto,. Nakaya, Zhang, 2011 Depth 5 - 80M
Chinese 湯氏黃點鯆 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 黃點鯆科 Economic Fish No 
Family F049 Platyrhinidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 湯氏團扇鰩 
Max Length 64 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 魴魚、沙帽仔(澎湖)、飯匙(澎湖)、拍仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Japan to South China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan West、North、PonFu 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Meitsu, Miyazaki, Japan (31°32’12”N, 131°24’16”E) 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Iwatsuki, Y., Miyamoto, K., Nakaya, K. & Zhang, J. (2011) A review of the genus Platyrhina (Chondrichthys: Platyrhinidae) from the northwestern Pacific, with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa 2738: 26–40.  朱元鼎 編 1985 楊鴻嘉, 楊誠國 1990 楊鴻嘉, 陳良德 1993 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 楊鴻嘉, 陳良德 1995 楊鴻嘉, 張寶仁 1996 Iwatsuki, Y., K. Miyamoto, K. Nakaya, etc. 2011 
Specimen List ASIZP0054452. ASIZP0057912. ASIZP0057916. ASIZP0059468. ASIZP0059865. ASIZP0065088. ASIZP0066480. ASIZP0074517. ASIZP0080293. ASIZP0800070. ASIZP0801380. ASIZP0807427. ASIZP0910070. ASIZP0911380. ASIZP0917427. BPBMI23157. CAS30300. FRIP00854. FRIP20300. FRIP21533. NMMBP03190. NMMBP04708. NMMBP06190. NMMBP06367. NMMSTP01548. NMMSTP01664. NMNSF00235. NMNSF00236. NMNSF00312. NMNSF00450. NTMP0089. NTMP0778. NTUM01583. NTUM01599. NTUM01601. NTUM01602. NTUM01603. ...List all 40 records... 
Common Name Yellow-spotted fanray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Disc subcircular, wider than long, with broadly roundly angles. Head broad, depressed. Snout very blunt, short, 1.3 to 1.75 in head. Nostrils small. Nearly transverse, connected with the mouth by a deep groove; anterior narial valve extended upon but not crossing the internarial space; hind nasal valve with outer section large, curves around outer end of nostril. Eyes small, 4.5 to 5.6 in snout. Spiracle moderate, close to the eyes, close to the eyes, with cartilage each side, without folds. Mouth nearly straight; teeth very small. Rostral cartilages short, wide, not extended half space from skull to snout end. Gill openings small, equidistant, last shortest. Two dorsals, equal, length of base of the first dorsal about one third the distance behind the bases of the ventrals. Ventrals broad, close to the pectorals. Pectorals very wide extending to the tip of the snout. Tail slender, about half of the total length, with lateral fold. Caudals rather small, truncate, depth less than one third its length. Scales minute, compact, with scattered enlarged granules above the body cavity, around each of the twenty or more small tubercles in the vertebral series, around each of those in the two pairs on each shoulder, in the pair above each spiracle and around each of the single ones at the front of the orbit. Specimen in formalin dark olive-brown above, with pale translucent space each side of and between rostral cartilages. Under surfaces whitish, or clouded with olive beneath the hinder parts of the pectorals, the ventrals and the tail.
habitats Found inshore, above 60 m on rock or rocky sand bottoms. Ovoviviparous. Biology little known. 
Distribution China, Japan, Alan Owston, Taiwan.