Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Platycephalidae  
 Genus Thysanophrys  
  Thysanophrys longirostris  (Shao & Chen, 1987) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Suggrundus longirostris  details
1. 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
2. Knapp, L. W. 1999. Family Platycephalidae. In: Carpenter and Niem (ed). Species identification guide for fisheries purposes. The living marine resources of the western central Pacific. Bony fishes part 2 (Mugilidae to Carangidae). FAO, Rome. v. 4: iii-v
3. Shao, K. T. and J. P. Chen, 1987. Fishes of the family Platycephalidae (Teleostei: Platycephaloidei) of Taiwan with descriptions of two new species. Bull. Inst. Zool. Acad. Sin. 26(1):77-94.
Character: Dorsal fin with I-VII spines and 11 soft rays; anal fin with 11-12 soft rays; pectoral fin with 18-20 soft rays; lateral line scales 54-56; gill rakers 1+5. Snout long; preopurcular 2 spines, dorsal spines and soft rays almost the same length; First spine of 1st dorsal fin shorter than the same genus. The longest dorsal spine contained 2.6 times in head length. The longest anal rays are 10th and 11th. Body with reddish brown and black band; pelvic fin reddish on the lower, scattered spot on the upper. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine environment, attains 18.6 cm TL. Other ecological behaviour is unclear. 
Distribution: Northwest Pacific: Taiwan and Thailand. 
Utility: Minor commercial food species. 
Name Code: 382818
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