Scientific Name
Plectorhinchus lineatus  
Plectorhinchus lineatus條紋胡椒鯛
by: ©Tao-Jen Kuo
Author (Linnaeus, 1758) Depth 1 - 35M
Chinese 條紋胡椒鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 石鱸科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F374 Haemulidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 條紋胡椒鯛 
Max Length 72 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 花臉仔、打鐵婆、條紋石鱸、嘉誌(臺東)、花圭誌(澎湖)、厚皮老(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、PonFu、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality no locality 
Synonyms Diagramma goldmanni, Diagramma haematochir, Diagramma radja, Gaterin gaterinoides, Lutjanus pentagramma, Perca lineata, Plectorhinchus gaterinoides, Plectorhinchus goldmani, Plectorhinchus goldmanni, Plectorhinchus lessonii, Plectorhinchus lineatum, Plectorhynchus gaterinoïdes, Plectorhynchus goldmani ...all 15..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055747. ASIZP0058589. ASIZP0058715. ASIZP0700084. ASIZP0802571. ASIZP0912571. NMMBP00968. NMMBP02111. NMMBP06255. NMMBP06256. NMMBP06257. NMMBP06258. NMMBP06259. NMMBP06466. NMMBP06467. NMMBP06468. NMMBP06632. NMMBP06657. NMMSTP00166. NTMP1340. NTOUP200712-131. NTUM06226. NTUM06227. NTUM06228.  
Common Name Sweetlips; Yellowband sweetlip; Yellow-banded sweetlips; Yellowbanded sweetlips; Diagonal-banded sweetlips; Lined sweetlips; Grunt 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays XII-XIII,18-20; anal-fin rays III, 7-8; pectoral-fin rays17. Chin with 6 pores and no median pit containing a pore on each side; chin naked, frequently swollen with age; no antrorse spine; swimbladder without horn-like extensions anteriorly. Horizontal or diagonal bands occurs on both juvenile and adult; numbers increase by age; adult with about 20 black diagonal bands on back. Fins yellow with black spots.
habitats Found in deep inner to outer reef habitats. Occurs singly or in aggregations along coral slopes of clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Juvenile solitary on shallow protected reefs. Feeds on benthic invertebrates in open sand flats and seagrass beds at night.  
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Ryukyu Islands south to Micronesia, Philippines and Indonesia. Taiwan: South, Penghu, Lanyu, Lyudao, East.  
Utility Commercial fishery and aquarium species.