Aseraggodes kaianus (Günther, 1880)
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Soleidae (Soles)
Max. size:  14 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 150 - 252 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: southern Japan (Ref. 559), China (Ref. 33837), Taiwan (Ref. 12711), the Philippines (Ref. 11148), and the Kei Islands (Kai Islands, southeast Moluccas, Indonesia).
Biology:  Inhabits inshore sand slopes and estuaries, occurs in small groups. Often seen out during the day and sometimes crawling over reef (Ref. 48637). Found in sandy mud bottoms (Ref. 11230).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 28.06.96
Modified by: Ortañez, Auda Kareen - 05.06.06

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