Scientific Name
Epinephelus latifasciatus  
Epinephelus latifasciatus寬帶石斑魚
by: Mao-Ying Lee
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842) Depth 20 - 240M
Chinese 寬帶石斑魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 緃帶石斑魚 
Max Length 137 cm SL  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 寬斑鮨、石斑、過魚、花貓鱠 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Epinephelus grammicus, Priacanthichthys maderaspatensis, Serranus grammicus, Serranus latifasciatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  Temminck, C.J. etc. 1842 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Heemstra, P.C. etc. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0055778. ASIZP0056338. ASIZP0058511. ASIZP0058556. ASIZP0061296. ASIZP0067193. ASIZP0067558. ASIZP0070124. ASIZP0078346. ASIZP0802099. ASIZP0802384. ASIZP0804166. ASIZP0807119. ASIZP0912099. ASIZP0912384. ASIZP0914166. ASIZP0917119. BPBMI23191. FRIP00409. FRIP20552. NMMBP03056. NMMBP06572. NMMBP06593. NMMBP06634. NMMBP06643. NMMBP06644. NMMSTP00128. NTUM03301. NTUM07460. NTUM07478. NTUM08582. USNM00272460.  
Barcode2008-04-29,鄭惇遠,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2016-01-27,Yu-Ming,CO1,100%
Common Name Striped grouper; Banded grouper; Laterally-banded grouper 
Redlist Status DD IUCN Redlist: Data deficient(DD)     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI spines and 12 to 14 rays, the third or fourth spine longest, contained 2.9 to 3.9 times in head length and not much shorter than longest rays, the interspinous membranes incised; anal fin with III spines and 8 rays; pectoral-fin rays 17 to 19; pectoral-fin length contained 1.8 to 2.2 times in head length; pelvic fins not reaching anus, their length contained 2.2 to 2.6 times in head length; caudal fin truncate in large adults, the rear margin convex in juveniles.Lateral-body scales smooth; lateral-line scales 56 to 65; lateral-scale series 91 to 106.
habitats Seems to prefer continental localities; bottoms of low relief. Large individuals are taken on coarse sand or rocky areas, while the smaller ones live on silty-sand and muddy bottom. Also caught throughout the year by long-liners. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Pakistan, India, Viet Nam, Hong Kong, China, Korea, southern Japan, Taiwan, and northwest Australia. Unknown from the east coast of Africa, islands of the Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Philippines, or New 
Utility Common in markets of the Persian Gulf, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan.