Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Samaridae  
 Genus Samariscus  
  Samariscus filipectoralis  Shen, 1982 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays 71-77; anal-fin rays 53-58; pectoral-fin rays 5. Dorsal and ventral fins with no prolonged filiform rays; caudal with branched rays; ventral vertebrae with some weak nephrohaemal arches and their spine forked. Colour pattern on eyed side without dark rings about size of eye on or immediately below lateral line. Pectoral fin black; scales in lateral line 50-60.  
Habitat: Found in sublittoral zone on sandy mud bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: South China Sea. Taiwan: South, North-East, West. 
Utility: Rare species, apparently not marketed. 
Name Code: 382767
  IUCN Red List:DD      Endemic      Marine     
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase 
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