Scientific Name
Aporops bilinearis  
Aporops bilinearis雙線少孔紋鯛
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author Schultz, 1943 Depth 1 - 250M
Chinese 雙線少孔紋鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 雙線少孔紋鯛 
Max Length 10cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 肥皂魚、擬鮗 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan LanI Is. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Reef at Hull I., Phoenix Is. 
Synonyms Aporops allfreei, Aporops japonicus, Pseudogramma bilinearis   
Reference 臺灣近海魚類圖鑑;Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Schultz, L. P. 1943 沈世傑 Shih-Chieh Shen 1984 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055277. ASIZP0059126. NTUM06441. USNM00259081. USNM00259082. USNM00259083. USNM00259085. USNM00259087. USNM00342974. USNM00361803.  
Common Name Poreless podge; Twolined soapfish; Blotched podge 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VII spines & 23-25 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 19-21 soft rays; Vertebrae: 10-18. Adults' body light brown with scattered vertically elongate dark brown spots. Large pores in interorbital space absent (except in small juveniles). Preopercular spine projecting upward. Caudal vertebrae rarely up to 19. Lateral line double, upper part ends below middle dorsal fin with 32-38 scales, lower line runs along midlateral part of body above anal fin with 14-28 scales (usually 19-21). Lateral line series 53-59. Body of adults pale brown, with scattered, vertically elongate dark brown spats.
habitats Benthic species. Found among corals of wave-washed seaward reefs. A shallow-water species. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific. Orchid island of Taiwan. 
Utility Rare species, small, not commercial species.