Scientific Name
Parupeneus chrysopleuron  
Parupeneus chrysopleuron紅帶海緋鯉
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) Depth 1 - 80M
Chinese 紅帶海緋鯉 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鬚鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F382 Mullidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃帶副緋鯉 
Max Length 55.0 cm TL  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 秋姑、鬚哥、秋哥(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East、PonFu、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Mullus chrysopleuron, Mullus dubius, Parupeneus dubius, Pseudupeneus chrysopleuron   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985)  朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054652. ASIZP0059491. ASIZP0063631. ASIZP0073264. ASIZP0805739. ASIZP0901241. ASIZP0915739. FRIP01302. FRIP20065. NMMBP00695. NMMBP01878. NMMSTP00570. NTUM03161. NTUM04258. NTUM06816.  
Common Name Yellow band goatfish; Yellow striped goatfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately elongate, and moderately compressed. Chin with a pair of slender barbels which usually do not reach rear margin of preopercle; snout moderately long; mouth small, maxilla not reaching front edge of eye; villiform teeth in a band in jaws; no teeth on roof of mouth. First gill arch with 6 or 7gill rakers on upper limb, 21on lower limb (total 27 to 28). Two well-separated dorsal fins, the first with VIII slender spines, and the second with 9 soft rays; anal fin with I spine and 7 soft rays; pectoral-fin rays 17 or 18. Lateral-line scales 28-30. Body orange-red, shading to pale orange-red or whitish ventrally; with longitudinal yellow stripe from eye to dorsal part of caudal peduncle; without conspicuous dark bands or spots in sides. Barbels light yellow. Fins light orange-red; peritoneum transparent to silvery white.
habitats Lives on sandy-muddy open substrates and maybe restricted to deep water. 
Distribution Western Pacific: southern Japan, China, Taiwan and the Philippines. Also recorded from Indonesia and northwestern Australia. It is found in western and southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marketed fresh.