Hai Ma Que, Brick Seamoth, Pegasus Laternarius Cuvier

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Hai Ma Que, Brick Seamoth, Pegasus Laternarius Cuvier

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TCM Details:
Common Name: Brick Seamoth
Chinese Name: Hai Ma Que 海麻雀
Latin Name: Pegasus Laternarius
Other Name: Long-tailed Dragonfish, Long-tailed Seamoth, Pelagic Dragon-fish, Winged Dragonfish, 海燕、海雀、海娥、飞海娥
Origin: Guangdong, Guangxi Province, China
Package: Bag
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place

More About This TCM (In English):
The brick seamoth, Pegasus laternarius, also known as the long-tailed dragonfish, long-tailed seamoth, pelagic dragon-fish, or the winged dragonfish, is a species of fish in the Pegasidae, or seamoth, family. This species is used extensively in the Guangdong and Guangxi province of China to treat scrofula, cough, and diarrhea.

Etymology
Their genus name, Pegasus is taken from the Greek mythological creature the Pegasus, or a winged horse of Perseus. Their species name, laternarius is derived from the Latin word later, meaning "made of bricks".

Description
P. laternarius grows up to 8 centimetres (3.1 in). They have a variety of colors but are mainly yellow to blue with a dark brown underside. Juveniles and females have a shorter rostrum than adult males.

Diet and Behavior
This species of seamoth is generally found in muddy bottoms around 50 metres (160 ft), while the larvae is planktonic. They rarely dive other than several places in Japan where they are found in sheltered muddy areas.

Distribution
It is found in China, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand in the Indo-West Pacific ocean. The brick seamoth is found in depths from 30 metres (98 ft) to 100 metres (330 ft).

Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):
  海麻雀是海娥鱼科动物海娥(Pegasus laternarius Cuvier)的干燥全体,产于广东沿海,味咸,具有一定的消肿和解毒的功效。
来源
  本品为海娥鱼科动物海娥Pegasus laternarius Cuvier的干燥全体。
产地
  广东沿海均有产,以阳江、惠来一带产量较多。
采收加工
  夏、秋季渔汛时,常夹杂在鱼群中活动。网捕后,从鱼堆中拣出,洗净,晒干。
药材性状
  本品形状稍似麻雀,褐色或灰黄色,全体长 6~12厘米;嘴尖,眼骨突起;躯干宽扁,腹部扁平,背部有四条纵棱,另有4~5条弧形横纹与纵棱相交成瓦格形,尾部有纵棱4条,呈节状,方柱形,愈近尾端愈小。气腥,味咸。以完整、只大者为佳。
性味和功用
  咸,温。散结,消肿,解毒。用于淋巴腺肿大,咽喉肿痛,疮疔肿毒。常用量10~15克。
附注
  飞海娥Pegasus volitans Cuvier的干燥全体与海麻雀相似,亦作海麻雀入药,且功效相同。

Disclaimer
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