Scientific Name
Parupeneus ciliatus  
Parupeneus ciliatus短鬚海緋鯉
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lacepède, 1802) Depth 2 - 91M
Chinese 短鬚海緋鯉 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鬚鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F382 Mullidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 短鬚副緋鯉 
Max Length 38 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 秋姑、鬚哥、蓬萊海鯡鯉、紅秋哥(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality no locality 
Synonyms Mullus pleurotaenia, Parupeneus barberinus, Parupeneus dispilurus, Parupeneus fraterculus, Parupeneus ischyrus, Parupeneus pleurotaenia, Parupeneus porphyreus, Parupeneus rubescens, Parupeneus sufflavus, Pseudupeneus eutaeniatus, Pseudupeneus fraterculus, Pseudupeneus ischyrus, Pseudupeneus pleurotaenia ...all 18..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)  Lacepede, B. G. E. 1802 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0067219. ASIZP0067421. ASIZP0067572. ASIZP0067574. ASIZP0070949. ASIZP0802112. ASIZP0802736. ASIZP0802737. ASIZP0802814. ASIZP0804416. ASIZP0912112. ASIZP0912736. ASIZP0912737. ASIZP0912814. ASIZP0914416. BPBMI18676. BPBMI23218. BPBMI23439. FRIP21582. NMMBP02339. NMMBP04436. NMMSTP00868. NTMP0566. NTUM00748. NTUM03162. NTUM03163. NTUM03164. NTUM03165. NTUM03166. NTUM03167. NTUM03168. NTUM03169. NTUM03170. NTUM03171. NTUM03172. NTUM03173. NTUM03174. ...List all 44 records... 
Barcode2008-08-05,鄭惇遠,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,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 White-lined goatfish; Whitesaddle goatfish; Cardinal goatfish; Blacksaddle goatfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body slightly elongate, and moderately compressed. Chin with 2 slender barbels which do not reach rear margin of preopercle; snout short; dorsal profile of snout straight to slightly concave; mouth small, maxilla reaching a vertical through posterior nostril; a single row of well-spaced, stout, conical teeth in jaws; no teeth on roof of mouth. First gill arch with 6 to 8 gill rakers on upper limb, 24 to 27 (rarely 27) on lower limb (total 31 to 34). Two well-separated dorsal fins, the first with VIII spines, the second fin with 9 soft rays; first dorsal-fin spine very short; longest dorsal-fin spine 1.6 to 1.9 times in head length; last 2 rays of second dorsal and anal fins subequal; anal fin with I spine and 6 soft rays; pectoral-fin rays 15 (rarely 14). Lateral-line scales 27 or 28; 3 rows of scales between dorsal fins; 8 or 9 rows of scales along upper part of caudal peduncle. Body light red, the scale edges reddish brown to dark brown except ventrally; a slight intensification of dark pigment to form a blotch dorsally on caudal peduncle, preceded by a narrow pale blotch; 2 parallel whitish to pale red bands from side of snout through eye (1 across upper part, 1 along lower edge) along back to end beneath front of second dorsal fin; fins light red without markings except small pale spots on dorsal and anal fins of some individuals.
habitats Occurs in seagrass beds and coralline areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Feeds on benthic invertebrates, mostly crustaceans, at night. 
Distribution Occurs throughout most of the Indo-Pacific from western Indian Ocean to the Line, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to Australia and Rapa; Mariana Islands in Micronesia. It is a common species in Taiwan, especially in southern 
Utility Marketed fresh.