Scientific Name
Gymnocranius griseus  
Gymnocranius griseus灰白鱲
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) Depth 20 - 80M
Chinese 灰白鱲 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 龍占魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F377 Lethrinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 灰裸頂鯛 
Max Length 35 cm TL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 龍尖、踢馬(澎湖)、白嘉鱲(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Dentex griseus, Gymnocranius grandoculis, Gymnocranius griserus, Gymnocranius orbis, Lobotes microprion   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)  Suzuki, K. etc. 1978 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055498. ASIZP0055687. ASIZP0055709. ASIZP0058990. ASIZP0059586. ASIZP0070837. ASIZP0804375. ASIZP0914375. FRIP01316. FRIP20117. FRIP21335. FRIP21528. FRIP22379. NMMBP00158. NMMBP02246. NMMBP03067. NMMBP04230. NMMSTP00358. NTMP0419. NTUM00989. NTUM01660. NTUM04360.  
Barcode2016-01-28,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Naked-headed sea bream; Naked-headed large eyed bream; Grey barenose; Gingko fish; Grey large-eye bream; Grey emperor; Gray large-eye bream; Gray emperor; Gingko 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays X, 10; anal-fin rays III, 10; pectoral-fin rays 15. Body depth 2.25 to 2.91 times in standard length. Eye diameter is relatively large, its diameter about equal to or slightly larger than preorbital and interorbital width. Overall color is silvery, frequently with a diffuse vivid pattern of 5 to 8 narrow dark bars on the side, including one through the eye and across the cheek. Fins are mainly clear to yellowish; sometimes there is diffuse mottling or spotting on dorsal, caudal and anal fins. Often there is a narrow brown bar across the base of the pectoral fins. Some adults possess a few scattered blue spots or scribbling on the snout and cheek. Relatively ovoid body and pointed caudal lobes are distinct.
habitats In sheltered coastal bays and sand and mud slopes in depths over 20 m; also in coastal trawling grounds. Juveniles sometimes in shallow estuaries on algae reefs. Sometimes form schools. Feed on bottom-living invertebrates. Sexually mature upon reaching 15 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: southern Japan to the Indo-Malaysian region, probably eastward to India. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, Lanyu, Lyudao, North, East, North-East, West.  
Utility Commercial fishery species.