Scientific Name
Parapercis sexfasciata  
Parapercis sexfasciata六帶擬鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) Depth 10 - 50M
Chinese 六帶擬鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 六帶擬鱸 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 海狗甘仔、狗、舉目魚、雨傘閂、花狗母海、沙鱸、花狗母(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan. 
Synonyms Neopercis sexfasciata, Percis sexfasciata   
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)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 Kai, Y., T. Sato, M. Nakae, T. Nakabo, etc. 2004 
Specimen List ASIZP0059122. ASIZP0060959. ASIZP0061169. ASIZP0062918. ASIZP0066555. ASIZP0066626. ASIZP0071631. ASIZP0073661. ASIZP0080470. ASIZP0700041. ASIZP0700401. ASIZP0801824. ASIZP0801825. ASIZP0801826. ASIZP0900331. ASIZP0900501. ASIZP0911824. ASIZP0911825. ASIZP0911826. FRIP00744. FRIP00802. NMMBP00892. NMMBP00912. NMMBP00922. NMMBP02623. NMMBP02786. NMMBP03076. NMMBP03089. NMMBP03179. NMMBP03556. NMMBP03576. NMMBP04808. NMMBP04809. NMMBP04810. NMMBP04811. NMMBP04812. NMMBP05239. NTUM00032Paratype. ...List all 77 records... 
Barcode2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2016-02-01,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Grub fish 
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 23 soft rays, without notched between spinous and soft-rays portions, the soft portion clearly higher than the spinous; anal fin with I spine and 19 soft rays; pectoral fins with 15 to 17 rays; caudal fin rounded. Lateral line scales 60 to 64. Body reddish brown, with 4 v-shaped dark bands on side, a dark blotch above pectoral fin, and a vertical dark band on caudal peduncle; vertical dark band below eye and dark blotch on pectoral fin base.
habitats Inhabits the sublittoral zone on sandy mud bottoms. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from southern Japan to Taiwan. Also recorded from Indonesia. It is a common species in Taiwan except eastern part. 
Utility No commercial value.