Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Paralichthyidae  
 Genus Pseudorhombus  
  Pseudorhombus dupliciocellatus  Regan, 1905 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Platophrys paladPseudorhombus cartwrightiPseudorhombus diplospilusPseudorhombus dupliocellatus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays 76; anal-fin rays 59; pectoral-fin rays 12. Body ovoid, its depth 2.2 to 2.4 times in standard length. Head length 3.4 to 3.7 times in standard length; upper profile of head strongly notched in front of upper eye; a line connecting base of first dorsal-fin ray and posterior nostril on eyed side crosses maxilla. Snout protruded, its length 1 to 1.3 times of eye diameter; eye diameter 4.3 to 5 times in head length. Maxilla extending to below or beyond middle of lower eye; teeth in both jaws small, without strong canines. Origin of dorsal fin in front of upper eye and posterior nostril on blind side; dorsal fin with 72 to 78 soft rays. Lateral line curved above pectoral fins. 1 or 2 pairs of distinct double ocelli above and below lateral line; many darker rings and spots scattered on body and median fins. Gill rakers palmate, as broad as long. Two to four large double ocelli on body.  
Habitat: Inhabits shallow water on mud and sand bottoms of the continental shelf. Feeds on bottom-living small animals. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Nicobar Islands throughout most of the Indo-Australian Archipelago to southern Japan and northeast Australia. Taiwan: South, Penghu, West. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. Marketed mostly fresh. Caught mainly with bottom trawls.  
Name Code: 382749
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