Scientific Name
Chelidoperca pleurospilus  
Chelidoperca pleurospilus側斑赤鮨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Günther, 1880) Depth 80 - 200M
Chinese 側斑赤鮨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 側斑赤鮨 
Max Length 13 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 小花鱸、紅魚 
Distribution in World Japan to South China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan West、South 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kai Is. 
Synonyms Centropristis pleurospilus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055666. ASIZP0056143. ASIZP0067922. ASIZP0072224. ASIZP0072231. ASIZP0074908. ASIZP0804874. ASIZP0804875. ASIZP0914874. ASIZP0914875. CAS214458. NMMBP03237. NMMSTP00308. NTMP0755. NTMP0804. NTMP1079. NTOUP200802-132. NTUM04254. NTUM04478. NTUM05676. NTUM07485. NTUM08686. RUSI35672.  
Barcode2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,% 2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,%
Common Name Grouper 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin continuing, dorsal rays X, 10; anal rays III, 6; pelvic fin abdomen; pectoral, rounded, middle one longer than others; caudal fin truncate. First gill arch with gill rakers 4-6 on upper limb, 10-11 on lower limb, body covered with small ctenoid scales; lateral line scales 42-44. Body reddish orange, lateral side without yellow band (compare with Chelidoperca irundinacea); middle lateral side with 5 black blotch.
habitats Inhabitats sandy and muddy habitats in continental shelves edge. Other ecological behavour is unclear. 
Distribution Western Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan to the Philippines. 
Utility Small grouper, not commercial food species, edible.