Scientific Name
Sargocentron ittodai  
Sargocentron ittodai銀帶棘鱗魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Fowler, 1902) Depth 5 - 70M
Chinese 銀帶棘鱗魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金鱗魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F282 Holocentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 銀帶棘鱗魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 金鱗甲、鐵甲兵、瀾公妾、鐵線婆 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Naha, Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan [Western North Pacific] 
Synonyms Adioryx ittodai, Holocentrus ittodai, Holocentrus microstomus, Sargocentron ittadai   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2008);Randall, J.E, 1998. Revision of the Indo-Pacific squirrelfishes (Beryciformes: Holocentridae: Holocentrinae) of the genus Sargocentron, with descriptions of four new species.. Indo-Pacific Fishe  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1902 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Randall, J. E. 1998 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058158. ASIZP0058159. ASIZP0060326. ASIZP0066002. ASIZP0066021. ASIZP0066062. ASIZP0066552. ASIZP0066554. ASIZP0066593. ASIZP0070957. ASIZP0071152. ASIZP0700380. ASIZP0800669. ASIZP0800670. ASIZP0800671. ASIZP0801452. ASIZP0801453. ASIZP0801454. ASIZP0802456. ASIZP0802556. ASIZP0802557. ASIZP0802558. ASIZP0804318. ASIZP0804379. ASIZP0910669. ASIZP0910670. ASIZP0910671. ASIZP0911452. ASIZP0911453. ASIZP0911454. ASIZP0912456. ASIZP0912556. ASIZP0912557. ASIZP0912558. ASIZP0914318. ASIZP0914379. BPBMI23376. ...List all 72 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Samurai 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 8-10 soft rays. Body with red and white stripes following the scale rows, the red stripes slightly narrower than the white ones (red stripes usually broader for Taiwan and Japan specimens); lateral line scales for northern Philippines, Taiwan and Japan specimens 44-49; 5 oblique rows of scales on cheek; body depth 2.8-3.1 in SL; head length 2.8-3.1 in SL; short snout, 3.65-4.15 in head length; interorbital width 4.3-4.65 in head length; maxilla extending from below front of pupil to below center of eye, upper jaw length 2.6-2.9 in head length; premaxillary groove reaching about a vertical at anterior edge of orbit; rounded anterior end of nasal bone; edge of small nasal fossa without spine; median edge of nasal bone (premaxillary groove margin) without spinule; upper edge of suborbital bones below the eye weakly serrated and without lateral spine; short preopercular spine, about 1/3 orbit diameter, 5.5-8.2 in head diameter; 4th or 5th longest dorsal spines, 1.7-2.2 in head length; third anal spine long, 1.15-1.4 in head length.
habitats Occurs in outer reef slopes. A nocturnal species that feeds mainly on benthic crabs and shrimps. Spine of preopercle venomous. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and Natal, South Africa. to the Marquesan Islands, north to southern Japan and the Ogasawara Islands, south to New South Wales, Australia. 
Utility Edibles. Commercial food species.