Scientific Name
Coradion altivelis  
Pronounce  
Coradion altivelis褐帶少女魚
by: ©Tsung-Hong Hsieh
Author McCulloch, 1916 Depth 3 - 30M
Chinese 褐帶少女魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蝴蝶魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F393 Chaetodontidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 褐帶少女魚 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 大斑馬、蝶仔(臺東)、紅司公(澎湖)、虱鬢(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North、PonFu、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Wide Bay, Queensland, Australia 
Synonyms Coradion altivelus, Coradion fulvocinctus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  McCulloch, A.R. 1916 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0059299. ASIZP0060325. ASIZP0065805. ASIZP0065881. ASIZP0067423. ASIZP0070343. ASIZP0074985. ASIZP0075295. ASIZP0075296. ASIZP0075299. ASIZP0800901. ASIZP0800927. ASIZP0802400. ASIZP0807011. ASIZP0807012. ASIZP0807015. ASIZP0910901. ASIZP0910927. ASIZP0912400. ASIZP0916792. ASIZP0917011. ASIZP0917012. ASIZP0917015. BPBMI23052. FRIP00292. FRIP00293. NMMBP04239. NMMSTP00508. NTMP0594. NTMP0661. NTUM00064Neotype. NTUM00664. NTUM00665. NTUM04610. NTUM04824. NTUM04826. NTUM07031. ...List all 38 records... 
Barcode2007-01-30,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name High-fin coral fish; Highfin coralfish; High-finned coralfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body oval, deep, strongly compressed. Head length roughly equal to head height; preopercle smooth, without prominent spines. Snout short. Small protractile mouth with brush-like teeth in the jaws. Dorsal fin with VIII spines, no notch between spinous and soft dorsal fin; and 30 to 33 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 18 to 22 soft rays; pectoral fins transparent with 14 to 16 soft rays; pelvic fins with I stout spine and 5 branched rays; caudal fin rounded. Overall whitish with two close-set dark brown bars at level of pelvic fins; a third broader dark brown bar posteriorly on juvenilies which becomes orange yellow in adults; juvenilies and subadults with an ocellus on dorsal fin; a dark brown bar though eye and another across base of caudal fin; pelvic fins dark brown to black.
habitats Inhabits outer reef slopes and drop-offs at depths of 3 to 15 m. Omnivorous; usually in pairs. 
Distribution Widespread in the Indo-West Pacific from Andaman Sea and Sumatra, Indonesia to Papua New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northwest Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. It is found in northern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Is.. 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.