Scientific Name
Kochichthys flavofasciatus
Kochichthys flavofasciatus黃帶高知鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Kamohara, 1936) Depth 1 - 20M
Chinese 黃帶高知鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃帶高知鱸 
Max Length 16 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 海狗甘仔、狗、舉目魚、雨傘閂、花狗母海、沙鱸、 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mimase, Kochi Pref., Japan 
Synonyms Kochichthys flavofasciata, Neopercis flavofasciata   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Kamohara, T. 1936 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List NTUM06625. NTUM06881.  
Common Name Sandperch 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body slender, compressed on tail. Mouth large, maxillary nearly extending to a vertical from posterior margin of orbit. Upper jaw protruded beyond lower jaw. Operculum with a short spine, preoperculum serrated. Body dark brown, with a yellow longitudinal band runnung from snout to base of caudal.
habitats Rocky and coral reefs. 
Distribution Distributed in northwest Pacific, known only from Tosa Bay, Japan and northeastern Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.