Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Aploactinidae  
 Genus Paraploactis  
  Paraploactis kagoshimensis  (Ishikawa, 1904) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Tetraroge kagoshimensis  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal rays with XIII-XIV spines and 10 soft rays; anal fin with I spines and 8-9 soft rays; Pectoral rays 13.Body elongate and compressed, covered with velvety prickles. Preoperculum with 5 blunt spines. Anterior part of dorsal fin higher (2nd and 3rd spines elongate). Body dark-brown with darker mottling. Isthmus without fleshy pad. 
Habitat: Secretive on algae rocky reefs, usually seen at night. 
Distribution: Northwest Pacific: Japan, Taiwan and the Uwa Sea. 
Utility: Not commercial food species. 
Name Code: 382793
  
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