Scientific Name
Diploprion bifasciatum  
Diploprion bifasciatum雙帶鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Cuvier, 1828 Depth 1 - 104M
Chinese 雙帶鱸 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 雙帶黃鱸 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 皇帝魚、火燒腰、拆西仔、酸監仔、虱梅魚、涎魚、鱸魚(臺東)、花鱸(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Java 
Synonyms Diploprion bifasciatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 Baldwin, C.C. etc. 1991 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List AMNH90070. ASIZP0054111. ASIZP0054717. ASIZP0059268. ASIZP0060030. ASIZP0060042. ASIZP0064306. ASIZP0067083. ASIZP0079340. ASIZP0700313. ASIZP0802641. ASIZP0802838. ASIZP0805856. ASIZP0912838. ASIZP0915856. BPBMI23124. FRIP00365. FRIP03117. FRIP22119. NMMBP08690. NMMSTP00480. NTUM08253. RUSI35078. RUSI35699. USNM00218889. ZMH13842.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Two-banded sea-perch; Two-banded perch; Yellow striped grouper; Yellow emperor; Two banded grouper; Barred soapfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VIII spines & 13-16 soft rays; Anal fin with II spines, and 12-13 soft rays. Gill rakers 9-10 in upper limbs, 19-22 in lower limbs lof first gill arch; lateral line scales 80-88; lateral-line series 100-110. Body compressed, its width 3.3-4 in depth. Normally half-front yellowish, but sometimes nearly all black and juveniles take-on colors of the local venomous Meiacanthus blennies that are yellow or grey.
habitats Mainly in coastal habitats in semi-silty conditions (Ref. 48635); also found near caves and crevices in rocky and coral reefs from a few meters to at least 100 m. A predator that feeds on surprisingly large prey, swallowed whole through its expandable jaw 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Maldives and India to Papua New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. 
Utility Commercial species and also valuable in aquarium.