Scientific Name
Lutjanus lutjanus  
Lutjanus lutjanus正笛鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bloch, 1790 Depth 10 - 90M
Chinese 正笛鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 笛鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F370 Lutjanidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃笛鯛 
Max Length 35 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 赤筆仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Diacope lineolata, Lutianus lineolatus, Lutianus lutianus, Lutianus lutjanus, Lutjanus blochii, Lutjanus lineolatus, Mesoprion caroui, Mesoprion erythrognathus, Mesoprion xanthopterygius, Rhomboplitoides megalops, Serranus nouleny   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985)  朱元鼎 編 1984 朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055446. ASIZP0056101. ASIZP0063480. ASIZP0064817. ASIZP0065763. ASIZP0065803. ASIZP0065825. ASIZP0067288. ASIZP0067289. ASIZP0067472. ASIZP0067479. ASIZP0070577. ASIZP0800444. ASIZP0801084. ASIZP0801085. ASIZP0801091. ASIZP0802825. ASIZP0802826. ASIZP0802827. ASIZP0802828. ASIZP0910444. ASIZP0911084. ASIZP0911085. ASIZP0911091. ASIZP0912825. ASIZP0912826. ASIZP0912827. ASIZP0912828. FRIP00659. FRIP01320. FRIP21572. FRIP22404. NMMBP00644. NMMBP02170. NMMBP03064. NMMBP04009. NMMBP04914. ...List all 55 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Red Sea lined snapper; Snapper; Yellow snapper; Bigeye seaperch; Bigeye snapper; Golden striped snapper 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body fusiform, slender. Dorsal profile of head gently sloped; preorbital bone very narrow, much less than eye diameter; preopercular notch and knob poorly developed; vomerine tooth patch triangular, with a medial posterior extension; tongue with a patch of granular teeth; gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch (including rudiments) 17 to 19, total rakers on first gill arch 24 to 26. Dorsal fin with X to XII spines and 12 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and VIII soft rays; posterior profile of dorsal and anal fins angular; pectoral fins with 16 or 17 rays; caudal fin truncate or slightly emarginate. Scale rows on back rising obliquely above lateral line. Body upper back golden-brown; sides silvery-white; a broad yellow to brownish stripe from eye to caudal fin base; a series of yellow horizontal lines (one per scale row) on lower half of body, and similar lines running obliquely above lateral line; fins pale yellow to whitish.
habitats Inhabits offshore coral reefs and trawling grounds. Trawled to depth of almost 100 m. Frequently encountered in large schools with other Lutjanus species. Feeds on fishes and crustaceans. 
Distribution Widespread in the Indo-West Pacific from East Africa to the Solomon Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Australia. It is found in western and southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh.