Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Bothidae  
 Genus Chascanopsetta  
  Chascanopsetta lugubris  Alcock, 1894 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Chascanopsetta blumenaliaChascanopsetta galatheaeChascanopsetta gilchristiChascanopsetta lugubris danaeChascanopsetta lugubris lugubrisChascanopsetta maculataChascanopsetta microstomaChascanopsetta normaniChascanopsetta raptatorTrachypterophrys raptator  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Amaoka, K & H.-C. Ho. 2019. The lefteye flounder family Bothidae (Order Pleuronectiformes) of Taiwan. Zootaxa, 4702(1):155-215.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays 115-120; anal-fin rays 79-85; pectoral-fin rays 13-15. Body flexible. Mouth extremely large, maxillary not projecting beyond tip of snout. No canine tooth. Tip of lower jaw slightly beyond the upper; upper jaw shorter than head length.  
Habitat: Inhabits the deeper continental shelf to depths of almost 1,000 m. Found on sand, mud and clay bottoms. Feeds on larger benthic animals. 
Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea round the Cape to Natal, South Africa. Western Atlantic: Florida, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Indo-Pacific: off the eastern coast of Africa and off India and Sri Lanka to Japan. Taiwan: South, North-East. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382703
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