Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Hoplichthyidae  
 Genus Hoplichthys  
  Hoplichthys langsdorfii  Cuvier, 1829 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Oplichthys langsdorfii  details
Citation:
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1.. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text)
Fishbase(2006)
Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal fin with VI spines and 15 soft rays; anal fin with 16-18 soft rays; pectoral fin with 12-13 + 3-4 soft rays; gill rakers 10-14. Snout as long as eye diameter in young, slightly longer than the diameter in adout. Interorbital space very narrow, the width contained 4 to 5 times in the eye diameter. Each lateral scute with 2 strong spines directed backwards. Fourth to 8th dorsal rays prolonged into filaments in adult males. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine environment, other ecological behavior is not clear yet. 
Distribution: Northwest Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan to the East China Sea. 
Utility: Not commercial food species, edible. 
Name Code: 382803
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