Scientific Name
Plectranthias kamii  
Plectranthias kamii黃吻棘花鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Randall, 1980 Depth - M
Chinese 黃吻棘花鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 黃吻棘花鮨 
Max Length 23 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花鱸 
Distribution in World Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Naha fish market, Okinawa I., Ryukyu Is., Japan 
Reference 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 Chen, J. P. etc. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056173Paratype. ASIZP0059139. ASIZP0060270. ASIZP0060514. ASIZP0073716. ASIZP0700121. ASIZP0804914. ASIZP0914914. FRIP21436. FRIP21515. FRIP21863. NMMSTP00283. NTMP1125. NTMP1141. NTUM03723. NTUM03823. NTUM03831. NTUM03832. NTUM03833. NTUM05657. NTUM06892. NTUM07006. NTUM07250. NTUM07265. RUSI27658.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Perchlet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays X, 18; anal rays III, 7. Color when fresh, body with 2 series of darker blotches: first series on nape and upper half of body with 8 blotches (2nd-4th blotches extend below lateral line); second series with 4 blotches, the latter 2 fused with upper series at caudal peduncle; all fins reddish or reddish yellow and without dark spot. Body depth 1.9 in SL. Third dorsal spine longest 3.7 in SL; uppermost of pectoral fin rays unbranched.Six oblique rows of scales on cheek 6. Gill rakers elevated 1-9. Supraneural bones 3.
habitats Inhabit deeper rocky reef, demersal, carnivorous, feed on small fish and crustacean. 
Distribution Pacific Ocean. Include Japan, Palau, Taiwan. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial species, rarelly, edible.