Scientific Name
Lutjanus ophuysenii  
Lutjanus ophuysenii奧氏笛鯛
by: K. T. Shao
Author (Bleeker, 1860) Depth 1 - 50M
Chinese 奧氏笛鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 笛鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F370 Lutjanidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 奧氏笛鯛 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 赤筆仔、黃記仔(澎湖)、烏點記(澎湖)、花紅仔(澎湖)、必周(澎湖) 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Benkulen, Sumatra, Indonesia; Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Diacope vitta, Lutianus vitta, Lutjanus vitta, Mesoprion ophuysenii, Mesoprion vitta, Serranus vitta   
Reference Fishbase( 2002);Iwatsuki, Y., M. Akazaki and T. Yoshino, 1993. Validity of a lutjanid fish, Lutjanus ophuysenii (Bleeker) with a related species, L. vitta (Quoy & Gaimard).. Jap. J. Ichthyol. 40(1):47-59  P. Bleeker 1859 Iwatsuki, Y., M. Akazaki etc. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055894. ASIZP0056969. ASIZP0070813. ASIZP0073217. ASIZP0804838. ASIZP0805692. ASIZP0914838. ASIZP0915692.  
Barcode2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,% 2012-08-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Spotstripe snapper 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately deep to relatively slender. Dorsal profile of head moderately sloped; preopercular notch and knob poorly developed; vomerine tooth patch triangular with a medial posterior extension or diamond-shaped; tongue without a patch of granular teeth. First gill arch with 16 to 20 gill rakers. Dorsal fin with X spines and 12 or 13 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 8 soft rays; posterior profile of dorsal and anal fins angular; caudal fin slightly emarginate or truncate. Pectoral fins with 15 or 16 rays. Scale rows on back rising obliquely above lateral line ; posterior lower margin of preopercle without small scales; lateral line scales 46-49. Back and upper sides brown, lower sides and belly whitish or pink; narrow longitudinal brown lines, 1 per scale row, on sides, those above lateral line slanted posteriorly toward dorsal-fin base; a dark brown to blackish stripe along middle of side from eye to upper half of caudal peduncle and a black blotch below lateral line ; fins yellow except pelvics whitish.
habitats Juveniles are found in tide pools and rocky shores. Adults spawn in shallow water in spring, supporting evidence of seasonal migration 
Distribution Distributed in Northwest Pacific from southern Japan (except the Ryukyu Islands), southern Korea, China, western part of Taiwan to Hong Kong. It is very rare and only found in western Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh.