Scientific Name
Nemipterus aurora  
Nemipterus aurora赤黃金線魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Russell, 1993 Depth 56 - 90M
Chinese 赤黃金線魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 赤黃金線魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 金線鰱 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kota Kinabalu fish market, Sabah, East Malaysia, 5°59'N, 116°04'E. 
Synonyms Nemipterus aurorus, Nemipterus delagoae, Nemipterus sp. 3   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001);Russell, B.C., 1990. Nemipterid fishes of the world. (Threadfin breams, whiptail breams, monocle breams, dwarf monocle breams, and coral breams). Family Nemipterida  Russell, B. C. 1990 Russell, B. C. 1993 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055804Paratype. ASIZP0070269. NTMP1435.  
Common Name Dawn threadfin bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays X, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays16. Body depth 3.31 to 3.43 times in standard length. Body pinkish above, shading through pale mauve to silvery on ventral half with 4 or 5 longitudinal, upward-curved silvery-white stripes along the middle of each scale row below lateral line; upper lobe of caudal fin extended into a filament.
habitats A benthic species, found on sand or mud bottoms in depth of 24-220 m. Feed on small crustaceans.  
Distribution Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to southeastern Indonesia. Taiwan: South.  
Utility Commercial fishery species.