Scientific Name
Nemipterus thosaporni  
Nemipterus thosaporni黃緣金線魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Russell, 1991 Depth 10 - 80M
Chinese 黃緣金線魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃緣金線魚 
Max Length 21.5 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 金線鰱 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan West 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Thailand 
Synonyms Nemipterus marginatus, Nemipterus sp. 2   
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. 1991 Russell, B. C. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0700114. FRIP01381. NTUM07573.  
Common Name Palefin threadfin bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays16. Body depth 3.5 times in standard length. Lower edge of eye touching or just above a line from tip of snout to upper pectoral-fin base; lower edge of suborbital slightly emarginate. Dorsal fin origin about 3-7 scale rows from imaginary line projected upward from posterior edge of suborbital to dorsal profile. Pectoral and pelvic fins long, reaching to or just short of level of anal-fin origin. Axillary scale present. Upper part pinkish, silvery below.
habitats A benthic species, occurs on sand or mud bottoms. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Strait of Malacca and Gulf of Thailand to southern Japan. Taiwan: West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.