Scientific Name
Myripristis chryseres  
Myripristis chryseres黃鰭鋸鱗魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Jordan & Evermann, 1903 Depth 12 - 350M
Chinese 黃鰭鋸鱗魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金鱗魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F282 Holocentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃鰭鋸鱗魚 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黃鰭松毬、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 Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Hilo, Hawaii Island, Hawaiian Islands 
Synonyms Myripristis borbonicus, Myripristis sp.   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2008);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  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1903 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Randall, J. E. etc. 1996 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056358. ASIZP0056366. ASIZP0057623. ASIZP0058864. ASIZP0065854. ASIZP0070595. ASIZP0801002. ASIZP0805848. ASIZP0805849. ASIZP0911002. ASIZP0915848. ASIZP0915849. FRIP20062. FRIP20381. FRIP21441. FRIP21525. NMMBP08609. NMMSTP00741.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Yellowfin soldier; Yellowfin soldierfish; Golden-finned squirrelfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI spines and 13-14 soft rays; anal fin with IV spines and 11-13 soft rays. Body is light red; edges of scales slightly darker red; black of opercular membrane extending well below opercular spine; median and pelvic fins a mixture of yellow and red, usually with more yellow. Front of lower jaw fitting into a deep notch in upper jaw when mouth is closed; inner pectoral fin axil naked. The only Micronesian soldierfish with bright yellow fins.
habitats Inhabits steep outer reef slopes. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: scattered records from Natal, South Africa to Samoa and Hawaiian Islands, north to southern Japan and the Ogasawara Islands, south to Queensland, Australia. 
Utility Commercial food species.