Scientific Name
Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia  
Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia黃紋胡椒鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1855) Depth 1 - 25M
Chinese 黃紋胡椒鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 石鱸科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F374 Haemulidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃紋胡椒鯛 
Max Length 41 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 黃紋石鱸、打鐵婆 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Makasar [Ujung Pandang], Sulawesi [Celebes], Indonesia 
Synonyms Diagramma chrysotaenia, Plectorhinchus celebecus, Plectorhinchus celebicus, Plectorhynchus celebicus, Plectorhynchus chrysotaenia   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)  Bleeker, P. 1855 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055713. ASIZP0060715. NMMBP06549.  
Common Name Yellow-striped sweetlips 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays XIII, 19; anal-fin rays III, 7 ; pectoral-fin rays17.Blue and yellow striped species. In large adults, the lines become irregular or run angular. Fins bright yellow.
habitats In coastal reef slopes, inner reefs and deep lagoon. Prefers sheltered reefs and during the day either solitary or in large inactive aggregations. Feed on benthic animals and fishes.  
Distribution Western Pacific: Singapore and the Philippines to the Solomon Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia. Taiwan: South, North-East. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.