Scientific Name
Parupeneus multifasciatus  
Parupeneus multifasciatus多帶海緋鯉
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) Depth 3 - 140M
Chinese 多帶海緋鯉 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鬚鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F382 Mullidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 多帶副緋鯉 
Max Length 35 cm TL  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 老爺、秋姑、鬚哥、黑點秋哥(澎湖)、黑尾秋哥(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Hawaiian Is. 
Synonyms Mullus multifasciatus, Parupeneus multifaciatus, Parupeneus sp. 2, Parupeneus trifasciatus, Pseudupeneus moana, Upeneus atrocingulatus, Upeneus velifer, Upeneus vilifex   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055378. ASIZP0055531. ASIZP0057487. ASIZP0058472. ASIZP0058798. ASIZP0058855. ASIZP0058861. ASIZP0060059. ASIZP0065115. ASIZP0066144. ASIZP0066247. ASIZP0066298. ASIZP0074255. ASIZP0800778. ASIZP0800986. ASIZP0800987. ASIZP0801001. ASIZP0802473. ASIZP0802474. ASIZP0802640. ASIZP0910778. ASIZP0910986. ASIZP0910987. ASIZP0911001. ASIZP0912473. ASIZP0912474. BPBMI23417. FRIP00777. FRIP20171. FRIP20188. FRIP21109. FRIP21235. FRIP22118. FRIP22470. NMMBP02300. NMMBP02427. NMMBP03137. ...List all 49 records... 
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Banded goatfish; Manybar goatfish; Multibarred goatfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately elongate, and moderately compressed. Chin with 2 moderately long slender barbels which reach posterior to rear edge of preopercle and exceptionally to posterior edge of opercle. Snout moderately long; dorsal profile of snout straight to slightly concave; mouth small, maxilla reaching little more than 1/2 distance to anterior edge of eye; a single row of well-spaced, stout, conical teeth in jaws; no teeth on roof of mouth. First gill arch with 7 to 9 gill rakers on upper limb, 29 to 32 on lower limb (total 36 to 41). 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 1.45 to 1.85 times in head length; last ray of second dorsal and anal fins much longer than penultimate ray; anal fin with I spine and 6 soft rays; pectoral-fin rays 15 to 17 (usually 16). 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 grey to light brownish red with a broad blackish bar below second dorsal fin, an oblique elliptical black bar nearly crossing caudal peduncle, a narrow dusky bar below interdorsal space, a diffuse broad faint bar usually present below first dorsal fin, and another sometimes evident on nape; area on side between bars paler than rest of body; a dusky band from front of snout through eye, more darkly pigmented on postorbital head; basal half of second dorsal fin blackish, broadening posteriorly to distal part of fin; anal fin and outer half of second dorsal fin yellow with dark-edged blue lines; caudal fin with blue lines paralleling rays.
habitats This occasionally schooling species occurs over sand patches as well as rubble, consolidated limestone, or coral bottoms from reef flats and shallow lagoons. Feeds primarily on small crabs and shrimps during the day, also demersal fish eggs, mollusks, and 
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters of Indo-Pacific from Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean to the Hawaiian, Line, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa Islands; throughout Micronesia. It  
Utility Marketed fresh.