Scientific Name
Parascolopsis tosensis  
Parascolopsis tosensis土佐副眶棘鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Kamohara, 1938) Depth 150 - 300M
Chinese 土佐副眶棘鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 日本副眶棘鱸 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 土佐副赤尾冬、石兵、雞仔、紅尾冬仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kochi, Japan 
Synonyms Scolopsis tosensis   
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 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0056229. NMMBP03011. NMNSF00604. NTMP0452. NTUM07563.  
Common Name Tosa dwarf monocle bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays15. Body depth 2.4 to 2.8 times in standard length. Body is moderately deep, about 2.4 to 2.8 in SL; the snout is short, its length less than the diameter of the eye. The pelvic and pectoral fins are short, not reaching the anus. Body color is light reddish, becoming paler below. Two broad longitudinal yellow stripes are on the sides, one running from behind the eye, and the other from above the pectoral fin.
habitats A benthic species occurs in offshore waters. Very rarely found in markets. 
Distribution Western Pacific: including southern Japan, Taiwan, Philippines and eastern Indonesia. Taiwan: North-East.  
Utility Subsistence fishery species.