Scientific Name
Pristipomoides filamentosus  
Pristipomoides filamentosus絲鰭姬鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Valenciennes, 1830) Depth 40 - 400M
Chinese 絲鰭姬鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 笛鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F370 Lutjanidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 絲鰭紫魚 
Max Length 100 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 金蘭、赤殼(澎湖)、白肉栓(台語) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Reunion 
Synonyms Aphareus roseus, Aprion brevirostris, Bowersia violescens, Chaetopterus microlepis, Etelis brevirostris, Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus, Pristipomoides microlepis, Serranus filamentosus   
Reference 墾丁圖鑑(邵等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1830 朱元鼎 編 1984 朱元鼎 編 1985 
Specimen List ASIZP0055484. ASIZP0055887. ASIZP0065951. ASIZP0073999. ASIZP0800727. ASIZP0805814. ASIZP0805816. ASIZP0806536. ASIZP0910727. ASIZP0915814. ASIZP0915816. ASIZP0916536. FRIP01314. FRIP21510. NMMBP04288. NTUM00962. NTUM00967. NTUM00979. NTUM06610. NTUM06814.  
Barcode2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100%
Common Name Snapper; Rosy jobfish; Pink snapper; Crimson jobfish; King snapper 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate, robust. Interorbital space flat; lower jaw slightly protruding; both jaws with an outer row of conical and canine teeth and an inner band of villiform teeth, canines at front of lower jaw not greatly enlarged; vomerine tooth patch triangular; tongue without teeth; gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch (including rudiments) 14 to 16. Dorsal fin with X spines and 12 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 8 soft rays; bases of dorsal and anal fins scaleless, their last soft rays extended into short filaments; pectoral fins long, reaching level of anus, with 15 or 16 rays; caudal fin forked. Scales relatively small, about 60 to 65 in lateral line; scale rows on back parallel to lateral line. Color of back and sides varies from brownish to lavender or reddish purple; the snout and interorbital space with narrow yellow lines and blue spots; the dorsal and caudal fins light blue or lavender with reddish orange margins.
habitats Occurs over rocky bottoms at depths between about 90 and 360 m. Moves to the upper portion of its depth range at night to feed on small fishes, shrimps, crabs, amphipods, ascidians and pelagic items including salps and urochordates. 
Distribution Widespread in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean from East Africa to Hawaii and Tahiti, north to southern Japan, south to eastern Australia and Lord Howe Island.It is common found in Taiwan except eastern part. 
Utility A good quality foodfish. Marketed mainly fresh.