Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Bothidae  
 Genus Asterorhombus  
  Asterorhombus intermedius  (Bleeker, 1865) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Arnoglossus intermediusAsterorhombus stelliferEngyprosopon intermediusPlatophrys intermedius  details
Records of the genus Asterorhombus (Family: Bothidae) and its two species from northern Taiwan and Taiping Island(Lin, Shao & Shen ,1995)
Amaoka, K & H.-C. Ho. 2019. The lefteye flounder family Bothidae (Order Pleuronectiformes) of Taiwan. Zootaxa, 4702(1):155-215.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays 77-84; anal-fin rays 55-62; pectoral-fin rays 12. Distinguished from all other Micronesian genera by having a nearly continuous bony ridge extending from the anterior margin of the lower eye to the posterior margin of the upper eye, and a narrow interorbital space, always greater than the greatest eye diameter. 
Habitat: Inhabits sand and mud bottoms. Feeds on bottom-living animals. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: western Indian Ocean, including the Red Sea, to southern Japan, Indo-Australian Archipelago, and Tonga Islands. Taiwan: South. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. Caught by divers. 
Name Code: 382699
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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