Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Cynoglossidae  
 Genus Paraplagusia  
  Paraplagusia japonica  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Plagusia japonicaRhinoplagusia japonica  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 106-118; anal-fin rays 85-95; caudal-fin rays 7-8. Caudal vertebrae 41-44; mid-lateral line scales 88-110. Lips on eyed side of head distinctly fringed with labial papillae. Three lateral lines on ocular side. With ctenoid scales on left side and cycloid on right side. 
Habitat: Occurs near shore on sandy mud bottoms. Feeds on bottom-living animals. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: Japan and Korea to Taiwan and Papua New Guinea. Taiwan: North, West. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382742
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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