Cynoglossus gracilis Günther, 1873
photo by CAFS

Family:  Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes), subfamily: Cynoglossinae
Max. size:  28 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: South China Sea through Taiwan, Tung-hai, and Chefoo to Pusan in Korea.
Diagnosis:  Body comparatively slender (19 to 23%) SL). Maxilla extending posteriorly beyond fixed eye. Corner of mouth nearer to branchial opening than to tip of snout (Ref 9895).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 20.03.96
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.04.18

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