Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Cynoglossidae  
 Genus Cynoglossus  
  Cynoglossus abbreviatus  (Gray, 1834) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Areliscus abbreviatusAreliscus gracilisAreliscus trigrammusCynoglossus trigrammusPlagusia abbreviataTrulla abbreviataTrulla trigrammus  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 125-130; anal-fin rays 103-105;. caudal-fin rays 7-8. Body deep, its depth 3.57 to 4.35 times in standard length. Maxilla extending only to point equal with verticals through middle and posterior margin of fixed eye. Corner of mouth nearer to tip of snout than to branchial opening. 
Habitat: Found in the sublittoral zone, semi-enclosed sea areas; on muddy and sandy bottoms. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South China Sea through Taiwan, Shanghai, Tunghai and Pohai to Korea and Japan. Taiwan: Penghu, West. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382726
  IUCN Red List:DD      Marine     
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