Scientific Name
Jaydia lineatus
Jaydia lineatus細條銀口天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Temminck & Schlegel, 1842 Depth 46 - 100M
Chinese 細條銀口天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 細條銀口天竺鯛 
Max Length 9 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Apogon lineatus, Apogonichthys lineatus, Cheliodipterus lineatus   
Reference 1.臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);2. Shao, K. T., and J. P. Chen (1986) The New Records of Cardinalfishes from Taiwan, with a Synopsis of the Family Apogonidae. Journ. Taiwan Museum, 39(2):61-104;3. Fraser, T. H. and E. A. Lachner (1988)A revision of the cardinalfish suenera Pristiapogon and Zoramia (genus Apogon) of the Indo-Pacific region (Teleostei: Apogonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 412: i-iii + 1-47;4. Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma and M. Nishida 2014 (1 Aug.) Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa 3846 (no. 2): 151-203.  Shao, K.T. etc. 1986 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0055259. ASIZP0055954. ASIZP0055971. ASIZP0062170. ASIZP0062821. ASIZP0070543. ASIZP0078848. ASIZP0078852. ASIZP0078864. ASIZP0078872. NMMBP02107. NMMBP05345. NMMBP05509. NMMSTP00575. NTUM00764. NTUM05009. NTUM05030. NTUM05080. NTUM05081. NTUM05083. NTUM05228. NTUM06428. NTUM08536. USNM00076646. USNM00076647.  
Common Name Cardinal fish; Indian perch 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14-15. Number and width of these bands varies with habitat. Body with aboout 12 vertical bands; three predorsalss; a pair of uroneurals present; supramaxilla and canine-like teeth absent; caudal fin subtruncated.
habitats Abundant on sandy and muddy bottoms from coastal inlets to deeper waters. Breeding season is from July to September. Males brood eggs in the mouth. Made into fish paste. Feeds on polychaetes and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Funka Bay of Hokkaido to the South China Sea and farther south. 
Utility No commercial value.