Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Centrolophidae  
 Genus Psenopsis  
  Psenopsis anomala  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Trachinotus anomalus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Body elongate, slightly deep. Head large, thick and deep. Snout blunt, forehead slightly arched. Maxilla reaching beyond border of eye. Teeth in jaws fine, uniserial; no teeth on vomer, palatines. No scales on cheek. Dorsal fin long, spines short, not separated from soft-rayed portion, with VI to VII and 27 to 33 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 24 to 28 soft rays; pectoral fins with 20 to 23 rays. Body writish. In young, body pale brown or blackish brown.  
Habitat: Biology little known. Young pelagic, swimming under jellyfish; adults on bottoms of continental shelves. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: Japan and the East China Sea. Reported from Hong Kong. It is a common species in Taiwan except eastern part. 
Utility: Tasty food fish. 
Name Code: 381560
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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