Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Scorpaenidae  
 Genus Ocosia  
  Ocosia fasciata  Matsubara, 1943 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Ocosia gracile  details
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984 The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text)
Chen, L.-C. (1981) Scorpaenid fishes of Taiwan. Q. J. Taiwan Mus. (Taipei)
Character: Dorsal fin with XIV-XVI spines and 7-9 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 4-6 soft rays; vertebrae: 26-29. No spines on the lateral surface of the lachrymal nor on the lateral surface of the first suborbital bone. Dorsal fin membranes deeply incised; second and third dorsal spines no elongated relative to succeeding spines. Origin of dorsal fin at or behind level of rear margin of eye. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine environment and continental edges; depth range 77 - 254 m. Maximum size: 6.0 cm TL. 
Distribution: Northwest Pacific: Taiwan and Japan. 
Utility: Not commercial food species. 
Name Code: 382852
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