Scientific Name
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus  
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus五線巨齒天竺鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Cuvier, 1828 Depth 0 - 40M
Chinese 五線巨齒天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 五帶巨牙天竺鯛 
Max Length 13 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Bora Bora, Society Is. 
Synonyms Apogon novemstriatus, Cheilodipterus popur, Cheilodipterus quinquelineata, Cheliodipterus quinquelineatus, Paramia quinquelineata   
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. 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.  Cuvier, G. etc. 1828 Kuwamura, T. 1981 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 ASIZP0055208. ASIZP0055967. ASIZP0058277. ASIZP0067417. ASIZP0072456. ASIZP0073180. ASIZP0073586. ASIZP0802738. ASIZP0805142. ASIZP0805605. ASIZP0806135. ASIZP0912738. ASIZP0915146. ASIZP0915605. ASIZP0916135. BPBMI23390. NMNSF00104. NTOUP201203-199. RUSI35741.  
Barcode2011-07-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Sharptooth cardinal; Fiveband cardinalfish; Five-lined cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VI-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 12. Large canine-like teeth on both jaws; posterior margin of preopercle serrated; body with 5 longitudinal narrow black stripes; maxillary reaching to below the poster margin of eye; black blotch surrounded by yellow on caudal peduncle; caudal fin forked.
habitats Inhabits reef flats and lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of 40 m or more. Occurs singly or in small to large aggregations, taking shelter in dark crevices, branched coral, under ledges, and among the spines of Diadema setosum. Nocturnal species. Feeds  
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to Mozambique and eastward to the Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island and Rapa. 
Utility No commercial value.