Scientific Name
Plectranthias longimanus  
Plectranthias longimanus長臂棘花鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Weber, 1913) Depth 6 - 73M
Chinese 長臂棘花鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 銀點棘花鮨 
Max Length 3 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花鱸 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Banda, Indonesia 
Synonyms Pteranthias longimanus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Plectranthias sheni, a new species and P. kamii, a new record of anthiine fishes (Perciformes: Serranidae) from Taiwan(Chen & Shao, 2002)  Yoshino, T. 1972 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, J. P. etc. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056337. ASIZP0056513. ASIZP0058514. ASIZP0058587. ASIZP0071170. BPBMI23412. NMMBP03342. NMMSTP00184.  
Common Name Silverspots; Long-finned basslet; Longfin perchlet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with X spines & 6-7 soft rays, the fin divided to the base between spinuous and soft-rayed parts; anal fin with III spines & 6-7 soft rays; gill rakers on first gill arch 1 + 4-7 not counting 3-6 rudiments. Caudal slightly rounded, with 13 branched rays. Maxilla and lower jaw naked. Body depth 2.6-3.1, head length 2.2- 2.3 in stand length; pectoral fin rays 12 or 13; lateral line scales 12-15; sub opercle with 2-7 coarse serrate and inter opercle with 1 to 8 serrate; body pale, with brown cloches furling irregular bars; dark brown spat at rear and of dorsal fin base, an other at base of upper caudal-fin rays, a third at base of last anal-fin rays, & a fourth spat between second & third spate.
habitats A cryptic, shallow-water species collected with the use of ichthyocides (Ref. 26833). Secretive amongst small boulders or bommies on coastal sand slopes with rich invertebrate and algae growth. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland; Ulithi in Micronesia 
Utility no commercial fisheries.