Scientific Name
Anyperodon leucogrammicus  
Anyperodon leucogrammicus白線光腭鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Valenciennes, 1828) Depth 1 - 40M
Chinese 白線光腭鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 白線光腭鱸 
Max Length 65 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 白線鮨、過魚、石斑、鱠仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Seychelles 
Synonyms Anyperodon leucogammicus, Anyperodon leucogramicus, Anyperodon leucogrammiscus, Epinephelus corallicola, Serranus leucogrammicus, Serranus micronotatus, Serranus urophthalmus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  Randall, J. E. etc. 1989 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Heemstra, P.C. etc. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0056035. ASIZP0062914. ASIZP0070875. ASIZP0074981. ASIZP0075301. ASIZP0075302. ASIZP0076151. ASIZP0804169. ASIZP0806675. ASIZP0806676. ASIZP0807068. ASIZP0914169. ASIZP0916675. ASIZP0916676. ASIZP0916956. ASIZP0917068.  
Common Name Slender rockcod; Slender grouper; White-lined rock-cod; Whitelined cod; White-lined grouper; White-lined rockcod 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist   IUCN Group  
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI spines and 14 to 16 rays, the fin origin over the opercle, the membranes distinctly incised between the spines; anal fin with III spines and 8 or 9 rays; soft dorsal and anal fins rounded; pectoral and pelvic fins small, subequal, their length contained 1.9 to 2.4 times in head length; pectoral fins thin, transparent and symmetrical; pelvic fins not reaching anus; caudal fin rounded, with 8 branched rays and 10 procurrent rays in upper part and 7 branched rays and 9 procurrent rays in lower part. Midlateral-body scales ctenoid, with auxiliary scales; lateral-line scales 61 to 72; lateral-scale series 106 to 125. Supraneural bones 2, the posterior one curving forward and situated dorsal to tip of first neural spine; no trisegmental pterygiophores; rear edge of first dorsal-fin pterygiophore deeply excavated for tip of third neural spine; epipleural ribs on vertebrae 1 to 10; cranium low, the greatest height about 3 times in its length; parietal and median supraoccipital crests inconspicuous, not reaching frontals; frontals with an anterior median depression for reception of the tips of the ascending processes of the premaxillae.
habitats Anyperodon leucogrammicus is a coralreef species usually found on protected reefs in depths of 5 to 80 m. Adults are primarily piscivorous. According to Randall and Kuiter (1989) the distinctive blue and gold striped juveniles are mimics of the wra 
Distribution Red Sea to Mozambique and east to the. Marshall Islands, Samoa, and the Phoenix islands; Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea, and probably all of the islands of the tropical Indian Ocean. 
Utility Often seen in markets but not plentiful enough to be of commercial importance.