Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Cynoglossidae  
 Genus Cynoglossus  
  Cynoglossus gracilis  Günther, 1873 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Areliscus hollandiCynoglessus gracilisCynoglossus micropsCynoglossus pellegriniTrulla gracilis  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 133-135; anal-fin rays 105-108; caudal-fin rays 8. Body comparatively slender, its depth 4.35 to 5.26 times in standard length. Maxilla extending posteriorly beyond fixed eye. Corner of mouth nearer to branchial opening than to tip of snout. 
Habitat: Occurs in coastal areas and estuaries. Feeds mainly on benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution: Northwest Pacific: South China Sea through Taiwan, Tung-hai, and Chefoo to Pusan in Korea. Taiwan: West. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. Utilized as a food fish.  
Name Code: 382729
  IUCN Red List:DD      Marine     
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