Scientific Name
Myripristis kuntee  
Myripristis kuntee康德鋸鱗魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Valenciennes, 1831 Depth 2 - 55M
Chinese 康德鋸鱗魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金鱗魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F282 Holocentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 康得鋸鱗魚 
Max Length 26 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 康德松毬、厚殼仔、金鱗甲、鐵甲、鐵甲兵、瀾公妾、鐵線婆、大目仔、金鱗魚(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality [Îsle-de-France] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean 
Synonyms Adioryx borbonicus, Myripristes multiradiatus, Myripristis borbonicus, Myripristis borbonius, Myripristis kantee, Myripristis multiradiatus, Myripristis phaeopus, Myripristis pralinus, Myripristis seychellensis   
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  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Randall, J. E. etc. 1996 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056362. ASIZP0056365. ASIZP0056368. ASIZP0056369. ASIZP0057484. ASIZP0060269. ASIZP0060327. ASIZP0806525. ASIZP0806526. ASIZP0916525. ASIZP0916526. NMMBP00798. NMMBP03130. NMMSTP00762. NTOUP200910-139. NTUM03656. RUSI35002.  
Barcode2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100% 2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100%
Common Name Pearly soldierfish; Shoulderbar squirrelfish; Shoulderbar soldierfish; Epaulette soldierfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI spines and 14-16 soft rays; anal fin with IV spines and 14-16 soft rays. Body red dorsally, silvery pink below LL; reddish brown bar from upper end of gill opening to base of pectoral fins; fins red except for spinous dorsal which is translucent red basally and broadly yellow distally. Has smaller scales than most other similar species and the higher number along the body is quite obvious.
habitats Lives in subtidal reef flats, also in lagoon and seaward reefs below the surge zone to depths of at least 26 m. Often occurs in large aggregations during the day in areas of rich foliaceous or cavernous coral growth. Feeds on plankton such as crab larvae. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Natal, South Africa (except Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Persian Gulf, Indian coast) and east to French Polynesia and the Hawaiian Islands; north to Tosa Bay, Shikoku (Japan), south to the Great Barrier Reef and Lord Howe Isla 
Utility Commercial food species, edible.