Collection ID: NMMBOL002542
Scientific Name: Monocentris japonica
Author: (Houttuyn, 1782)
Family: F279  Monocentridae
Collect Date: 2009-12-03
Location Donggang
Longitude: 120.43
Latitude: 22.47 
Coordinate Uncertainty 1000 M
Fish Length: 123.47 mm TL
Otolith Length: 7.43 mm
Contributor: C.W. Chang

 Shape square, approximately hexagonal with elongate postero-dorsal portion. Flat medial face and slightly convex lateral face. Dorsal depression deep, above crista superior. Dorsal margin and ventral margin entire. Sulcus mesial, deep. Ostium oblong with bulbous postero-ventral corner. Cauda elongate, rod-shaped. Colliculum large, filling both ostium and cauda. Crista superior and crista inferior well-developed. Pseudocolliculum above cauda. Neck ventrally constricted. Rostrum absent. Excisura absent. Notch absent.

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