Scientific Name
Rogadius patriciae  
Rogadius patriciae帕氏倒棘牛尾魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Knapp, 1987 Depth 14 - 100M
Chinese 帕氏倒棘牛尾魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 牛尾魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F313 Platycephalidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 派氏倒棘鯒 
Max Length 27 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 竹甲、狗祈仔、牛尾 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、South West、North East、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Northwest Shelf, Western Australia, 20°04'-04'S, 116°09'-10'E, depth 64 meters 
Reference 1. 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);2. Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes.. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p.;3. 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;4. Shao, K. T. and J. P. Chen, 1987. Fishes of the family Platycephalidae (Teleostei: Platycephaloidei) of Taiwan with descriptions of two new species. Bull. Inst. Zool. Acad. Sin. 26(1):77-94.  Chen, J. P. etc. 1993 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0056590. ASIZP0056654. ASIZP0061395. ASIZP0063637. ASIZP0066380. ASIZP0067756. ASIZP0068293. ASIZP0070607. ASIZP0803517. ASIZP0804054. ASIZP0900023. ASIZP0900024. ASIZP0901245. ASIZP0913517. ASIZP0914054. NMNSF00501. NMNSF00515. NTMP0396.  
Common Name Black-banded flathead 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with IX spines and 11-12 soft rays; anal fin with 11-12 soft rays. Infraorbital ridges bearing many fine serrations. Lower side of head unicarinate. Dorsal fin rays usually 12; anal fin rays usually 11. Iris lappet bilobed. Caudal fin white with several dark blotches along upper edge and 2 or 3 elongate black bars below.
habitats Inhabit demersal marine environment; depth range 14 - 100 m. Taken by trawl on coastal shelves at depths of 14-100 m. Attains 27.0 cm TL. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to northern Australia (including Western Australia) and New Caledonia; Taiwan. 
Utility Minor commercial food species.