Scientific Name
Myripristis botche  
Myripristis botche柏氏鋸鱗魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Cuvier, 1829 Depth 21 - 71M
Chinese 柏氏鋸鱗魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金鱗魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F282 Holocentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 博氏鋸鱗魚 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 柏氏松毬、厚殼仔、金鱗甲、鐵甲、鐵甲兵、瀾公妾、鐵線婆、大目仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Vishakhapatnam [Vizagapatam], India 
Synonyms Myripristis botsche, Myripristis melanosticta, Myripristis melanostictis, Myripristis melanostictus, Myripristis murdjan   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(20087);Randall, J.E. and D. W. Greenfield, 1996. Revision of the Indo-Pacific holocentrid fishes of the genus Myripristis, with descriptions of three new species.. Indo-Pacific Fishes (25):61 p  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Randall, J. E. etc. 1996 Randall, J. E. etc. 2001 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056240. ASIZP0056562. ASIZP0075297. ASIZP0076123. ASIZP0807013. ASIZP0807041. ASIZP0917013. ASIZP0917041. FRIP00550. NMMBP02238. NMMBP06321. NMMBP06328. NMMBP08535. NMNSF01314.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Pale soldier; Splendid squirrelfish; Blacktip soldierfish; Finspot soldierfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI spines and 13-15 soft rays; anal fin with IV spines and 11-12 soft rays. Front of head red; postorbital head and body silvery white, edges of scales red; spinous dorsal whitish on basal half, red on outer half; median fins red with white leading edges, the lobe tips with a large black spot; paired fins whitish. Soft dorsal, anal and caudal fin with bright white margins and black areas at the tips.
habitats Inhabits protected waters at depths greater than 25 m, often in silty reef areas than well developed coral reefs with clear water. Tends to hide in caves or crevices during the day. Capture by trawling was unexpected. Usually seen in pairs, but occasional 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific. 
Utility Commercial food species.