Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Cynoglossidae  
 Genus Cynoglossus  
  Cynoglossus interruptus  Günther, 1880 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Areliscus interruptus  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 102-111; anal-fin rays 81-85; caudal-fin rays10. Two or 3 lateral lines on eyed side of body; mouth inferior, front part of snout produced into rostral hook and covering mouth. Lips on eyed side of head not fringed with labial papillae. Two nostril on eyed side of head. Ctenoid scales on both sides of body and head. Head and body with no dark brown spots on left side. Scales between upper and middle lateral lines at most 11-12 longitudinal series; snout longer than distance from upper eye to dorsal fin base. Snout hook reaching inferior of anterior nostril; hind end of mouth cleft nearer to snout tip. Hind end of mouth cleft about below center of lower eye; eye-diameter 4.8-8 in head length. 
Habitat: Occurs in the sublittoral zone on sandy mud bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution: Northwest Pacific: Hokkaido, Japan to the South China Sea. Questionable from the Western Central Pacific. Taiwan: South, Penghu, West. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382730
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