Scientific Name
Lutjanus quinquelineatus  
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by: Fish Lab. RCBA
Author (Bloch, 1790) Depth 1 - 100M
Chinese 五線笛鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 笛鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F370 Lutjanidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 五線笛鯛 
Max Length 38 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 赤筆仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、PonFu、LanI Is. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Diacope decemlineata, Diacope spilura, Genyoroge grammica, Genyoroge notata sexlineatus, Genyoroge notata sublineata, Grammistes quinquevittatus, Holocentrus quinquelinearis, Holocentrus quinquelineatus, Lutianus quinquelineatus, Lutianus spilurus, Lutjanus spilurus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985)  朱元鼎 編 1984 朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055449. ASIZP0065831. ASIZP0070580. ASIZP0801089. ASIZP0805838. ASIZP0911089. ASIZP0915838. FRIP00649. FRIP20006. FRIP21366. FRIP21393. FRIP22451. FRIP22462. NMMBP03269. NMMBP08534. NMMBP08551. NMMBP08565. NMMSTP00037.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,COI,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,COI,100%
Common Name Blue-banded sea-perch; Blue-striped snapper; Five lined snapper; Five-lined seaperch; Fivelined seaperch; Five-lined snapper 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately deep. Snout somewhat pointed; preorbital bone narrow, its width much less than eye diameter; preopercular notch and knob well developed; vomerine tooth patch in a crescentic band without a medial posterior extension; tongue smooth, without teeth. First gill arch with 20 to 23 gill rakers, of which 13 to 15 (including rudiments) on lower limb. Dorsal fin with XI spines and 13 or 14 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 8 soft rays; posterior profile of dorsal and anal fins rounded; caudal fin emarginate; pectoral fins with 16 or 17 rays. Scale rows on back rising obliquely above lateral line. Generally bright yellow, including fins, with a series of blue stripes on the side. A round black spot, about the size of the eye or larger, is below the anterior most soft dorsal rays, touching the lateral line but mostly above it.
habitats Inhabits sheltered lagoons and exposed, outer slope coral reefs. Frequently encountered in large aggregations including 100 or more individuals. Juveniles solitary and shallow in protected bays with algae and rubble substrates; large adults form small agg 
Distribution Indo-Pacific from Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to Fiji, north to southern Japan. It is found in eastern and southern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Is.. 
Utility Marketed fresh.