Scientific Name
Scolopsis vosmeri  
Scolopsis vosmeri伏氏眶棘鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch, 1792) Depth 2 - 25M
Chinese 伏氏眶棘鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 伏氏眶棘鱸 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 白項赤尾冬、紅海鯽、海鮘、赤尾冬仔、月白(臺東)、國公(澎湖)、厚殼仔(澎湖)、赤殼(澎湖)、灶過仔(澎湖)、國光魚(澎湖)、鳳梨(臺南安平) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan Sea 
Synonyms Anthias japonicus, Anthias vosmeri, Pomacentrus enneodactylus, Scolopsides collaris, Scolopsides kate, Scolopsides pomotis, Scolopsides rupellii, Scolopsides torquatus, Scolopsis argyrosomus, Scolopsis kurite, Scolopsis torquata, Scolopsis vosmaeri   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);A review of the genus Scolopsis of nemipterid fishes, with descriptions of three new records from Taiwan(Shen, 1997)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Shen, S.-C. 1997 
Specimen List ASIZP0055424. ASIZP0055719. ASIZP0059642. ASIZP0060339. ASIZP0060393. ASIZP0060971. ASIZP0061835. ASIZP0062103. ASIZP0064780. ASIZP0064794. ASIZP0064847. ASIZP0065998. ASIZP0066055. ASIZP0079447. ASIZP0700257. ASIZP0800167. ASIZP0800168. ASIZP0800169. ASIZP0800674. ASIZP0800759. ASIZP0900015. ASIZP0900219. ASIZP0900481. ASIZP0910167. ASIZP0910168. ASIZP0910169. ASIZP0910674. ASIZP0910759. ASIZP0916850. BPBMI23144. FRIP00863. FRIP00996. FRIP20056. FRIP21396. NMMBP02516. NMMBP02576. NMMBP02603. NTUM00042Paratype. ...List all 63 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-06-13,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-06-13,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-06-13,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Silverflash spinecheek; Whitecheek monocle bream; White-cheeked monocle-bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays17-19. Body depth 2.2 to 2.4 times in standard length. Head scales reaching to anterior nostrils. Lower limb f preopercle scaly. Antrorse (forward-directed) suborbital spine present beneath eye. Pelvic fins long, reaching to or just beyond level of anus. Axillary scale present. Variable, usually brownish with a reddish-purple tinge. A broad white vertical bar from top of head onto opercle. Opercular membrane blood-red. Fins greyish with a tinge of red.
habitats Benthic in inshore waters, usually on sand or mud bottoms close to reefs, as well as offshore areas. Seen solitary, but may school deep. Feeds on benthic organisms. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Persian Gulf, northern Australia and the Ryukyu Islands. Taiwan: South, Penghu, North, East, North-East, West.  
Utility Marketed fresh, salted, smoked or processed into fish balls.