Scientific Name
Bodianus mesothorax  
Bodianus mesothorax中胸狐鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Depth 5 - 40M
Chinese 中胸狐鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 隆頭魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F412 Labridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 中胸普提魚 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 三齒仔、紅娘仔、日本婆仔、粗鱗沙、三色龍、中胸寒鯛 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Indian Ocean 
Synonyms Bodianus meosthorax, Labrus mesothorax, Lepidaplois mesothorax, Scarus mordax   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes.. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Myers, R. F. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056372. ASIZP0057518. ASIZP0065208. ASIZP0065253. ASIZP0065953. ASIZP0069980. ASIZP0800771. ASIZP0801074. ASIZP0802529. ASIZP0803382. ASIZP0910771. ASIZP0911074. ASIZP0912529. ASIZP0913382. BPBMI23378. FRIP22208. NMMBP02254. NMMBP02428. NMMBP08744. NMMSTP00030. NTOUP200801-057. NTOUP201203-142. NTUM04693. NTUM04694. NTUM08231. NTUM08232. USNM00217865. USNM00217867.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2008-08-04,張榮樺,CO1,100%
Common Name Splitlevel hogfish; Split-level hogfish; Coral hogfish; Black-belt hogfish; Mesothorax hogfish; Eclipse hogfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist