Scientific Name
Samariscus filipectoralis  
Samariscus filipectoralis絲鰭沙鰈
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Shen, 1982 Depth 20 - 100M
Chinese 絲鰭沙鰈 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 冠鰈科 Economic Fish No 
Family F499 Samaridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 絲鰭沙鰈 
Max Length 8 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 扁魚、皇帝魚、半邊魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tungkong, Taiwan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)  Shen, S.-C. 1982 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0063236. NTUM04840. NTUM05335. NTUM05336. NTUM05337. NTUM05338. NTUM05342. NTUM05348. NTUM05484. NTUM05485. NTUM05486. NTUM05487. NTUM05598.  
Common Name Righteye flounder 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 71-77; anal-fin rays 53-58; pectoral-fin rays 5. Dorsal and ventral fins with no prolonged filiform rays; caudal with branched rays; ventral vertebrae with some weak nephrohaemal arches and their spine forked. Colour pattern on eyed side without dark rings about size of eye on or immediately below lateral line. Pectoral fin black; scales in lateral line 50-60.
habitats Found in sublittoral zone on sandy mud bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution Western Pacific: South China Sea. Taiwan: South, North-East, West. 
Utility Rare species, apparently not marketed.