Scientific Name
Parapercis multiplicata  
Parapercis multiplicata多帶擬鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Randall, 1984 Depth 4 - 30M
Chinese 多帶擬鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 織紋擬鱸 
Max Length 15 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 Japan to Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Okinawa, Japan 
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)  Randall, J. E. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056665. ASIZP0056724. ASIZP0805658. NMMBP08659. NTOUP201203-094. NTOUP201203-097.  
Common Name Red-barred sandperch; Redbarred sandperch; Double-stitch grubfish; Many-spotted grubfish; Multispotted sandperch 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately elongate and little compressed. Head pointed; eyes often jutting slightly above dorsal profile of head, oriented as much dorsally as laterally. Mouth moderately large, protractile; recurved canine teeth in an outer row at front of jaws. Dorsal fin with V spines and 21 soft rays, deeply notched between spinous and soft-rays portions, the soft portion clearly higher than the spinous; anal fin with I spine and 17 soft rays; pectoral fins with 15 rays; caudal fin rounded. Lateral line scales 56 to 58. Lower two-thirds of body whitish with 8 narrow red bars, each containing 2 dark spots (black or darker red), one at of bar and one at level of lower third of body. A small dark red to black spot on abdomen above base of pelvic fins. Spinous portion of dorsal fin cream with a broad oblique black bar.
habitats Mainly occurs at moderate depth on open rubble reef flats, but occasionally more shallow on outer reef habitats. Usually on rubble or sand near coral reefs. 
Distribution Distributed in the estern Pacific from southern Japan to the Great Barrier Reef, east to Pitcairn, west to Western Australia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters and Siao Liouciou, southwestern Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.