Scientific Name
Heniochus acuminatus  
Heniochus acuminatus白吻雙帶立旗鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Linnaeus, 1758) Depth 1 - 20M
Chinese 白吻雙帶立旗鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蝴蝶魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F393 Chaetodontidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 馬夫魚 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 白關刀、關刀(臺東)、舉旗仔(澎湖)、孝包鬚(澎湖) 
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.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality East Indies 
Synonyms Chaetodon acuminatus, Chaetodon bifasciatus, Chaetodon macrolepidotus, Chaetodon mycteryzans, Heniochus accuminatus, Heniochus macrolepidotus, Taurichthys macrolepidotus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054116. ASIZP0054939. ASIZP0058276. ASIZP0059691. ASIZP0060031. ASIZP0065870. ASIZP0065974. ASIZP0066545. ASIZP0070342. ASIZP0070711. ASIZP0074590. ASIZP0700344. ASIZP0800611. ASIZP0800983. ASIZP0801414. ASIZP0910611. ASIZP0910983. ASIZP0911414. ASIZP0916793. FRIP00536. FRIP00537. FRIP03072. FRIP20211. FRIP20213. FRIP21040. FRIP21889. FRIP22123. FRIP22201. NMMBP03031. NMMBP03044. NMMBP03967. NMMBP04097. NMMBP05857. NMMBP06370. NMMBP06371. NMMBP06372. NMMBP06373. NTUM00067Neotype. NTUM00068Neotype. NTUM00069Neotype. NTUM00070Neotype. NTUM00071Neotype. NTUM00072Neotype. NTUM00073Neotype. NTUM00074Neotype. NTUM00075Holotype. NTUM00076Holotype. NTUM00077Holotype. NTUM00078Holotype. NTUM00079Holotype. NTUM00080Holotype. ...List all 70 records... 
Barcode2007-01-30,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Pennant bannerfish; Pennant coralfish; Pennant coral fish; Wimple fish; Bannerfish; Coachman; Longfin bannerfish; Featherfin 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 XI spines, front of dorsal fin expanded to a very long tapering white filament; and 24 to 27 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 17 to 19 soft rays; pectoral fins transparent with 15 to 18 soft rays; pelvic fins with I stout spine and 5 branched rays; caudal fin rounded. Overall white with two broad, oblique black bands on siders, the frist continuous with black pelvic fins and the second ending on posterior half of anal fin; soft dorsal and caudal fins yellow; a blackish bar above eye.
habitats Inhabits deep, protected lagoons and channels, and the deeper parts of outer reef slopes at depths of 2 to 40 m. Juveniles are often solitary while adults occur in pairs. A planktivorous species that generally remains within a few meters of the reef. Juve 
Distribution Widely distributed in Indo-Pacific from East Africa and Persian Gulf to the Society Islands; north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. Throughout Micronesia. Widely around coral reefs in Taiwan. 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.