Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Percophidae  
 Genus Osopsaron  
  Osopsaron formosensis  Kao & Shen, 1985 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Acanthaphritis formosensisPteropsaron formosensis  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Elongate trachinoid fishes, head depressed anteriorly. Eyes usually large, usually with dorsal iris flap. Interorbital space narrow. Mouth large; upper and lower jaws same length. Operculum with one spine. Two forward-directed spines on anterior snout tip. No barbel at tip of upper jaw in males. Two dorsal fins; first dorsal fin distinctly high, elongated, with V spines; posterior dorsal rays slightly elongate, with 21 rays. Body scales ctenoid. Body greyish yellow, with two bright yellow band on side; spinous dorsal fin black. 
Habitat: Biology unknown. 
Distribution: Taiwan and Japan. It is found in northeastern Taiwan. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 382240
  
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