Scientific Name
Chrysochir aureus  
Chrysochir aureus黃金鰭
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Richardson, 1846) Depth 1 - 20M
Chinese 黃金鰭 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 石首魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F381 Sciaenidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 尖頭黃鰭牙 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鮸仔魚、紅三牙(嘉義、台南、高雄) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Caton, China 
Synonyms Johnius birtwistlei, Johnius ophiceps, Nibea acuta, Otolithus aureus, Pseudosciaena acuta, Pseudusciaena birtwistlei, Sciaena incerta, Sciaena ophiceps   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)  Richardson, J. 1846 朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0064315. ASIZP0066521. ASIZP0066525. ASIZP0072261. ASIZP0076059. ASIZP0076064. ASIZP0076130. ASIZP0078900. ASIZP0078904. ASIZP0078905. ASIZP0079047. ASIZP0079193. ASIZP0079197. ASIZP0079213. ASIZP0079320. ASIZP0079415. ASIZP0079443. ASIZP0079534. ASIZP0080100. ASIZP0700254. ASIZP0700255. ASIZP0801927. ASIZP0801928. ASIZP0801929. ASIZP0807048. ASIZP0911927. ASIZP0911928. ASIZP0911929. ASIZP0917048. NMMBP05346. NTUM00877. NTUM07208. NTUM07235. NTUM07240. NTUM07295. NTUM07302. NTUM07340. ...List all 38 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,HAN-YANG,CO1,100%
Common Name Reeve's croaker; Yellowfin corvina; Yellowfin croaker; Golden corvina 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin X-XI, I, 25-28; anal fin II, 6-7; pectoral-fin rays I, 17-19; pelvic fin I, 5; lateral-line scales 47-50; gill-rakers 4-5 + 8-10; Body rather slender and compressed. Head depressed, roughly triangular. Mouth terminal, with 1 or 2 canine teeth at tip of jaw and exposed when mouth is closed. 5 marginal pores, 3 rostral pores, and 6 mental pores, central 2 closed to each other. Gill rakers slender, slightly shorter than gill filaments at angle of arch. Sagitta morphology refered to as the Chrysochir form, sagitta moderately oval, with umbo on outer surface; inner (medial) surface slightly convex with a tadpole-shaped impression, which head heart shaped, and tail slightly bend with bluntly rounded tip and reach posterior margin of sagitta. Top of pectoral fins base before the origin of pelvic fins base and below the tip of gill cover; origin of pelvic fin base before dorsal fin origin; caudal fin rhomboid. Lining of body cavity with brownish gray spots. Swim-bladder morphology refered to as the Otolithes form, swim-bladder typically carrot-shaped with 27-30 pairs of arborescent appendages, each with a ventral limb only, none entering head.
habitats Inhabits shallow coastal waters. Feeds on small crustaceans. 
Distribution West 
Utility Foodfish. Marketed fresh.