Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Argentiniformes  
 Family Argentinidae  
 Genus Argentina  
  Argentina kagoshimae  Jordan & Snyder, 1902 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.3(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Body elongate and cylindrical. Base of anal fin not longer than base of dorsal fin. Snout longer than eye diameter. Mouth small, the upper jaw protruding anteriorly. No teeth present on jaws. Gill rakers on 1st gill arch short, 6-10. Body light brown, with a silvery lateral band on both sides, and about 10 dark spots dorsally on back. 
Habitat: Found in the upper bathyal, 225-385 m on sandy mud bottom. 
Distribution: Distributed from southern Japan to Taiwan. It found in northeastern and southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Rarely of commercial importance. 
Name Code: 381256
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