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Diagnostic Description

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A pair of jet-black blotches on caudal fin placed between 3rd and 4th rays counted from above and below respectively. Body deep, its depth more than 1/2 of SL. Pectoral fin short, equal to or less than head length. In male, body on blind side stained with dark-gray.Description: Characterized further by pale brown color, finely mottled and spotted with dark brown, orange-yellow and white; ctenoid scales on eyed side, cycloid on blind side; short gill rakers; anterior edge of upper eye above middle of lower eye; upper jaw extended to below front edge of lower eye; biserial teeth in upper jaw, enlarged anteriorly; uniserial teeth on lower jaw; depth of body 1.6-2.1 in SL (Ref. 90102).
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Rodolfo B. Reyes
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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 79 - 87; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 59 - 65
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Trophic Strategy

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Found on sandy and muddy areas of the continental shelf. Feeds on crustaceans, polychaetes, and other benthic animals (Ref. 9824).
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Pascualita Sa-a
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Biology

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Found on sandy and muddy areas of the continental shelf. Feeds on crustaceans, polychaetes, and other benthic animals (Ref. 9824). Marketed fresh and sometimes dried (Ref. 9824).
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Rainer Froese
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Importance

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fisheries: commercial
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分布

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分布於印度-西太平洋區,西起東非洲,北至日本,南至新加勒多尼亞。台灣主要分布於西南部、東北部及澎湖海域。
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利用

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通常是用底拖網或底流刺網捕捉,體型較小,一般皆加工作扁魚酥或以下雜魚般利用。
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描述

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體長卵圓形;兩眼均在左側;背緣突起。頭大;吻短鈍。眼間隔極寬而凹陷,雄魚具吻棘。口小;上頜骨稍短,上頜延伸至下眼前緣下方;上頜具二行尖銳錐狀齒,下頜具一行;腭骨無齒。鰓耙短不呈鋸齒狀,第一鰓弓之鰓耙數0+5-8。眼側被中大弱櫛鱗,盲側被圓鱗;背鰭與臀鰭鰭條均被鱗;眼側具側線,盲側無側線;側線鱗數37-43。背鰭正常,具軟條數83-89;臀鰭正常,具軟條數62-66;左右腹鰭不對稱;胸鰭等長或短於頭長;尾鰭尖圓形。體淺淡褐色,體側具許多暗色點及環紋散在,側線直走部具2-3個污點,各鰭皆具黑點,尾鰭第3與第4鰭條間有一對大形黑斑;雄魚盲側除了頭部為淡黃白色外,餘為淡褐色,雌魚全為淡黃白色。
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棲地

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主要棲息於大陸棚砂泥底質或石礫底質床上,白天不太活動,靜靜地平貼在砂泥底床上,到了晚上才出來覓食,主要以底棲無脊椎動物或小魚為食物。多變的體色能融入周遭景物,藉以欺敵。
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Description

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Found on sandy and muddy areas of the continental shelf. Feeds on crustaceans, polychaetes, and other benthic animals (Ref. 9824). Marketed fresh and sometimes dried (Ref. 9824).
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Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021). Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021).
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