Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Cynoglossidae  
 Genus Paraplagusia  
  Paraplagusia blochii  (Bleeker, 1851) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Paraplagusia blochiPlagusia blochii  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays 95-100; anal-fin rays 74-80; caudal-fin rays 7-8. Mid-lateral line scales 73-96. Lips on eyed side of head distinctly fringed with labial papillae. Two lateral lines on ocular side. Rostral hook shorter, reaching only to hind margin of lower eye; scales between upper and middle lateral lines 15-16 longitudinal series. 
Habitat: Found on mud and sand bottoms of the continental shelf. Feeds predominantly on bottom-living invertebrates.  
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: southern Oman, India, Indonesia and Philippines. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, North, East, North-East, West. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382740
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) 
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