Scientific Name
Plectranthias helenae  
Plectranthias helenae海倫氏棘花鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Randall, 1980 Depth 110 - 168M
Chinese 海倫氏棘花鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 海氏棘花鮨 
Max Length 6.15 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花鱸 
Distribution in World Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Hawaiian Is. 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2000);Plectranthias sheni, a new species and P. kamii, a new record of anthiine fishes (Perciformes: Serranidae) from Taiwan(Chen & Shao, 2002)  Yoshino, T. 1972 Randall, J. E. 1980 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, J. P. etc. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056174. ASIZP0056218. ASIZP0060505. ASIZP0061653. NMMBP02256. NTMP0805. NTUM08619.  
Common Name Perchlet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays X, 15-16, the third one is the longest; anal rays III, 7; pectoral rays 14, fin prolonged, the middle rays is longer than lateral; standard length is 2.8-2.9 times of body deep; gill rakers 6-9 + 11-12. Fresh body color is yellowish or white; back side with six inregular redish orange stripe, the last two sometimes break into pieces.
habitats Maximum size is 6.2 cm in standard length. Inhabit in demersal marine rocky reef environment; depth range from 110 to 168 m. Feed on small fishes and crustacean. 
Distribution Pacific Ocean: Taiwan and Hawaii. 
Utility No commercial fisheries species.