Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Cynoglossidae  
 Genus Cynoglossus  
  Cynoglossus joyneri  Günther, 1878 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Areliscus joyneri  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 98-112; anal-fin rays 80-90; caudal-fin rays 10. Lips on eyed side of head not fringed with labial papillae. Three lateral lines on eyed side of body. 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 12-14 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 behind lower eye; eye-diameter 9.8-15.2 in head length. 
Habitat: Found in the sublittoral zone on sandy mud bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution: Northwest Pacific: Korea and southern Japan to the Yellow Sea and South China Sea. Taiwan: North, West. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382732
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