Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Triglidae  
 Genus Pterygotrigla  
  Pterygotrigla hemisticta  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Otohime hemistictaPrionotus alepisPterigotrigla hemistictaPterygotrigla hemisticaPterygotrigla hemisticataPterygotrigla pictaPteryotrigla hemistictaTrigla arabicaTrigla hemisticta  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal fin with VII spines and 10-12 soft rays; anal fin with 12 soft rays; pectoral fin with 15 soft rays; lateral line scales 56; vertebrae 10+17. Rostral projection formed by a large triangular spine. Pectoral fin with black area with diagonal band of separate white spots and 12 connected rays. Mostly red with prominent black spots and large black spot in first dorsal fin. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine deep-water environment, depth range 10-420m. Attains 30cm TL. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Derby, Australia, the Arafura Sea and northwards Also recorded from southern Japan and Taiwan. 
Utility: Fished through all year, edible. 
Name Code: 382911
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)  Taiwan Biodiversity Network (TBN) 
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