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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Pleuronectiformes  
 Family Soleidae  
 Genus Soleichthys  
  Soleichthys heterorhinos  (Bleeker, 1856) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Aesopia heterohinosAesopia heterorhinaAesopia heterorhinosAesopia multifasciataParophrys nigrostriolataSolea heterorhinaSolea heterorhinosSolea heterorhinusSolea lineataSolea nigrostriolataSoleichthys heterohinos  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays 94-103; anal-fin rays 78-84; caudal-fin rays 18. Snout not forming a distinct hook; mouth only slightly contorted. No pores at bases of dorsal and anal-fin rays. Caudal fin separate from dorsal and anal fins. Pectoral fins well developed to rudimentary. Anterior nasal tube on eyed side long, reaching to or beyond midpoint of lower eye; body and head usually with numerous transverse wavy lines or broad blotches. 
Habitat: Occurs in shallow protected sandy areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Buries itself beneath the sand, exposing only its eye and tubular nostril. Moves extremely fast when disturbed and is difficult to detect when it resettles. Apparently more active at nig 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: India to Samoa; north to southern Japan; south to New South Wales; Mariana and Marshall Islands in Micronesia. Taiwan: South, Penghu, Lanyu, North, West. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382781
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