Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Scorpaeniformes  
 Family Triglidae  
 Genus Pterygotrigla  
  Pterygotrigla ryukyuensis  Matsubara & Hiyama, 1932 ( 👉 redirect to new TaiCOL )
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 VIII-IX spines and 11 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. Opercular, nuchal and humeral spines large and stout. Nape with no scales; breast and belly scaled. Preserved specimens uniformly tan. No spots on dorsum. 
Habitat: Inhabit demersal marine environment near continental shelves and insular areas; depth range -500m; rare species. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to the South China Sea, Taiwan, Japan and Indonesia. Also reported from northwestern Australia and the Arafura Sea 
Utility: Not commercial food species, edible. 
Name Code: 382914
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)  Taiwan Biodiversity Network (TBN) 
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