Scientific Name
Lethrinus ornatus  
Lethrinus ornatus黃帶龍占魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Valenciennes, 1830 Depth 2 - 30M
Chinese 黃帶龍占魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 龍占魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F377 Lethrinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 短吻裸頰鯛 
Max Length 45 cm TL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 龍尖、紅龍(澎湖)、豬哥仔(澎湖)、厚唇(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、PonFu、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Lethrinus insulindicus, Lethrinus xanthotaenia, Lethtinus erythrurus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1830 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055717. ASIZP0055724. ASIZP0057553. ASIZP0058848. ASIZP0067400. ASIZP0067406. ASIZP0067541. ASIZP0070117. ASIZP0070924. ASIZP0071409. ASIZP0073245. ASIZP0802764. ASIZP0802765. ASIZP0802766. ASIZP0804374. ASIZP0804410. ASIZP0805720. ASIZP0912764. ASIZP0912765. ASIZP0912766. ASIZP0914374. ASIZP0914410. ASIZP0915720. FRIP20116. FRIP21073. NMMBP00921. NMMBP02202. NMMBP06561. NMMBP06562. NMMBP06617. NMMBP06617B. NMMBP08549. NMMBP08564. NMMSTP00512. NTUM07259.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Ornate emperor; Yellow-striped emperor 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays X, 9; anal-fin rays III, 8; pectoral-fin rays 13. Body depth 2.32 to 2.44 times in standard length. Body color is dusky whitish, becoming lighter below, with four or six orange stripes. The posterior edges of the operculum and preoperculum are bright red. The head is brown or tan, sometimes with a red spot on the lower front edge of the eye. The pectoral fin is orangish; the pelvic, anal and most of the dorsal fin is whitish. The edge of the dorsal and caudal fin is reddish.
habitats Inhabits sandy and soft bottoms and seagrass beds in inshore bays, lagoons and areas adjacent to reefs. Usually in small groups. Feeds on crustaceans, mollusks, echinoderms, polychaetes and small fishes. Juveniles commonly visit the tidal reef flats to fe 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Maldives and Sri Lanka to the Ryukyu Islands, Papua New Guinea, and northeast Australia. Taiwan: South, East, West.  
Utility Commercial fishery species.