Scientific Name
Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis  
Chaetodontoplus septentrionalis藍帶荷包魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) Depth 5 - 20M
Chinese 藍帶荷包魚 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 蓋刺魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F394 Pomacanthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 藍帶荷包魚 
Max Length 22 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 金蝴蝶、藍帶神仙、碟仔(臺東)、店窗(澎湖)、變身苦(澎湖)、酸監仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Japan to South China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Holacanthus septentrionalis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);楊鴻嘉圖鑑 (金)  陳冠宇 2005 
Specimen List AMNH90082. ASIZP0054122. ASIZP0054200. ASIZP0057335. ASIZP0060466. ASIZP0066471. ASIZP0066532. ASIZP0073242. ASIZP0700211. ASIZP0801417. ASIZP0801418. ASIZP0805717. ASIZP0805883. ASIZP0911417. ASIZP0911418. ASIZP0915717. ASIZP0915883. ASIZP0916907. BPBMI18689. FRIP03152. FRIP21144. NMMBP00936. NMMBP01127. NMMBP04252. NMMBP04253. NMMBP04255. NMMBP04262. NMMBP04303. NMMSTP00084. NTMP0114. NTMP0512. NTUM00432. NTUM00445. NTUM00446. NTUM00451. NTUM00452. NTUM00454. ...List all 46 records... 
Common Name Blue-striped angelfish; Bluelined angelfish; Bluestriped angelfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body oval, deep, strongly compressed. Preorbital bone convex and without strong spines. 1 prominent spines at angle of preopercle. Ventral edge of interopercle serrated. Eye moderately small. Mouth small, terminal, protractile, gape not extending to anterior rim or orbit. Scale on middle of body with focus before or just on anterior margin of exposed portion. Dorsal fin with XIII spines and 18-19 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 17-19 soft rays; caudal fin rounded to slightly emarginate. Overall yellow to yellowish brown witn lohgitudinal blue stripes on whole body and head; caudal and pelvic fins bright yellow.
habitats Inhabits rocky reefs at depths of 5 to 20 m. Feeds on sponges and tunicates; solitary. 
Distribution Distributed from the Malay Peninsula northward to southern Japan. Widely around coral reefs in Taiwan. 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.