Common name of Bothus pantherinus
Common name Dapang bilog
Language Tagalog
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Philippines
Ref. Herre, A.W.C.T. and A.F. Umali, 1948
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core behavior
1st modifier morphology
2nd modifier
Remarks General name given to all species of Family Bothidae occurring in Philippine waters; 'dapang' from 'dapa', i.e., 'to lay down with face flat on the floor'; 'bilog', i.e., round.
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