Scientific Name
Centroberyx rubricaudus  
Centroberyx rubricaudus紅尾棘金眼鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Liu & Shen, 1985 Depth 120 - 150M
Chinese 紅尾棘金眼鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金眼鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F281 Berycidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 金眼擬棘鯛 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅魚、紅大目仔、紅三角仔、紅皮刀、厚殼、金皮刀(澎湖)、西施(南部) 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coastal  Holotype Locality Chungchou, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Liu, C. H. etc. 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0060158. ASIZP0060276. ASIZP0062299. ASIZP0063146. ASIZP0075247. ASIZP0806537. ASIZP0900478. ASIZP0900479. ASIZP0916537. NTUM06095. NTUM06096. NTUM06097. NTUM06098. NTUM06768.  
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Common Name Squirrelfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VI spines, 13 soft rays. Anal fin with IV spines, 16 rays. Caudal fin forked. Body covered with ctenoid scales. Belly center part with scutes. Body with light red, caudal fin dark red, abdomen with silver white color.
habitats Inhabits demersal marine environment. Other biology information is unclear yet. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: endemic to Taiwan 
Utility No commercial species, edible, palatable.