Scientific Name
Pterygotrigla multiocellata  
Pterygotrigla multiocellata多斑棘角魚
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Author (Matsubara, 1937) Depth 250 - 500M
Chinese 多斑棘角魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 角魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F310 Triglidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 多斑角魴鮄 
Max Length 35 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 雞角、角仔魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan North East、PonFu、LanI Is. 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kumano-Nada, southeastern of Kii Peninsula, Japan, depth 150 fathoms 
Synonyms Parapterygotrigla multiocellata   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Matsubara, K. 1937 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0059438. ASIZP0072291. ASIZP0073466. ASIZP0804285. ASIZP0807664. ASIZP0914285. ASIZP0916019. ASIZP0917664. NMMBP02805.  
Common Name Antrorse spined gurnard 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VIII-VIII and 11-12 soft rays; anal fin with 12 soft rays; pectoral fin with 15 soft rays; lateral line scales 57-64; gill rakers 2+8; vertebrae 9-10+17-18. Rostral projection large and strong, triangular. No spines around orbit; nasal spine present, opercular spine short, nuchal spine long, rostral spines strong but short, antrorse rostral spine present, and cleithral spine long. Base of first dorsal fin with 10 flat plates, first plate extends in advance of first dorsal-fin spine. Lateral line scales small, more than 70 rows. Red in color.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine deep-water environment, depth range 250-500m. Attains 35 cm TL. Rare species. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Japan southward to Taiwan, eastward to Saipan. Also reported from New Caledonia. Including the Kyushu-Palau Ridge, East China Sea, and Saigon. 
Utility Rare species, not commercial food species.