Scientific Name
Scarus xanthopleura  
Scarus xanthopleura黃肋鸚哥魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1853 Depth 3 - 35M
Chinese 黃肋鸚哥魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鸚哥魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F414 Scaridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃肋鸚嘴魚 
Max Length 52 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 鸚哥、青衫(雄)、蠔魚(雌) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Jakarta [Batavia], Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Callyodon xanthopleura, Scarus atropectoralis, Scarus caudofasciatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Review and doubtful species of Scaridae of Taiwan(Liao et al., 2004)  Dr. P. Bleeker 1853 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Randall, J. E. 1997 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 Liao, U. C. etc. 2004 
Specimen List ASIZP0056271. NMMBP06292.  
Common Name Red parrotfish; Bluechin parrotfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist