Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Triglidae  
 Genus Lepidotrigla  
  Lepidotrigla punctipectoralis  Fowler, 1938 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal fin with XIII-IX spines and 15-16 soft rays; anal fin with 14-16 soft rays; pectoral fin with 14 soft rays; lateral line scales 61-64; gill rakers 1 + 6; vertebrae 11+21. Rostral projection formed by 1 outer large spine and several inner short spines fin with whitish spots scattered over inner surface of the fin, and a large blackish-blue blotch on lower 1/2 of inner surface. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine environment, sandy mud bottom. Attains 20cm TL. Other ecological is not clear yet. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan to the South China Sea and the Philippines. Also found in the Arafura Sea and Australia, a new record for the northeastern Indian Ocean. 
Utility: Not commercial food species. 
Name Code: 382908
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