Scientific Name
Caprodon schlegelii  
Caprodon schlegelii許氏菱齒花鮨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Günther, 1859) Depth 70 - 250M
Chinese 許氏菱齒花鮨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 許氏菱牙鮨 
Max Length 35 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花鱸、紅魚、石斑(臺東)、海鯽阿舅(台語) 
Distribution in World Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan Sea 
Synonyms Anthias schlegelii, Caprodon affinis, Caprodon longimanus, Caprodon schlegeli   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0054631. ASIZP0056185. ASIZP0059797. ASIZP0073001. ASIZP0075272. ASIZP0075275. ASIZP0080075. FRIP00169. FRIP21872. NMMBP08664. NMMBP08665. NTMP0588. NTUM04188. NTUM06629. NTUM07065.  
Common Name Seabass 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal spines (total): 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 20-21; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 7-8; Vertebrae: 26, gill rakers 8-10 + 21-23; lateral-line scales 57-61. Orange-red with black spots on the base of the dorsal fin. Congruent rays of the dorsal fin and a caudal fin rounded at the end, without a deep median notch, with only slight notches above and below in males, and with a very weak median notch in females.
habitats Occurs inshore near reefs, on sand or rock bottom, ecological habitats is not clear. 
Distribution Pacific ocean, include south Japan, East Sea, south Taiwan, Hawaii Islands, Australia and Chile. 
Utility rare species for food