Scientific Name
Odontanthias unimaculatus  
Odontanthias unimaculatus單斑齒花鮨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Tanaka, 1917) Depth 50 - 100M
Chinese 單斑齒花鮨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 單斑牙花鮨 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 花鱸、海金魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tanabe, Japan 
Synonyms Anthias unimaculatus, Holanthias unimaculatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Tanaka, S. 1917 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055896. ASIZP0056183. ASIZP0065766. ASIZP0080072. ASIZP0800912. ASIZP0910912. NMMBP02348. NMMBP03372. NTMP1178.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Perchlet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin continuing, XIII, 10-11, fonth spine longer than others obviously; anal rays III, 6-8. Gill rakers 10-13 on upper limb, 24-27 on lower limb. Body cover with small ctenoid scales; lateral-line scales 37-38. Body elongated and deep; body depth 2.4-2.6 times in standard length.Body reddish yellow, each side scales with one white dot; nasal to pectoral fin base with a yellow band.
habitats Inhabit deeper rocky reef(50-100m), pelagic, ecological behavior is unclear. 
Distribution Western Pacific: north to southern Japan and Taiwan. 
Utility small grouper, not commercial species, edible.