Scientific Name
Nemipterus zysron  
Nemipterus zysron姬金線魚
by: Pai-Lei Lin
Author (Bleeker, 1857) Depth 10 - 125M
Chinese 姬金線魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長體金線魚 
Max Length 29.7 cm TL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 金線鰱 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Indonesia 
Synonyms Dentex metopias, Dentex zysron, Heterognathodon petersii, Nemipterus metopias, Nemipterus nemurus, Nemipterus petersi   
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  Bleeker, P. 1856 Russell, B. C. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055712. ASIZP0056556. ASIZP0059211. ASIZP0059654. ASIZP0061997. ASIZP0076112. ASIZP0807030. ASIZP0900469. ASIZP0917030. FRIP01301. NMMBP02210. NMMBP02253. NMMSTP00112. NMNSF01302. NTUM04599.  
Common Name Slender threadfin bream; Yellow-cheeked threadfin bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays16. Body depth 3.91 to 4.25 times in standard length. Suborbital spine absent. Preopercle with 3 transverse scale rows. Pectoral and pelvic fins short, reaching to just short of level of anus. A line drawn up from posterior edge of suborbital reaching the dorsal profile about 2 to 6 scale rows before origin of dorsal fin. Upper lobe of caudal fin produced into a long yellow trailing filament. Axillary scale present. Upper body reddish, silvery below. Yellow stripes in front of eye through nostrils, and from upper lip to beneath eye. Less distinct golden stripe from behind eye to origin of lateral line
habitats A benthic species, found on sand bottoms near rocks. Swims in groups and feeds on benthic organisms. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Indo-Malay Archipelago, north to Japan, south to northwestern Australia. Taiwan: South, Penghu, North-East.  
Utility Commercial fishery species.