Scientific Name
Pseudanthias bicolor  
Pseudanthias bicolor雙色擬花鮨
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author (Randall, 1979) Depth 5 - 68M
Chinese 雙色擬花鮨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 雙色擬花鮨 
Max Length 13 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 花鱸、海金魚、紅魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Waianae coast off Pokai Bay, Oahu I., Hawaiian Is., U.S.A., 33.5 m 
Synonyms Anthias bicolor, Mirolabrichthys bicolor   
Reference   Randall, J. E. 1979 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 Ho, L.-T., K.-T. Shao, J.-P. Chen etc. 1993 陳正平, 邵廣昭, 詹榮桂, 郭人維, 陳靜怡 2010 
Specimen List ASIZP0074890.  
Common Name Bicolor anthias; Fairy bass 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with X spines & 16-18 soft rays, the second and third spine elongated as fila mont in male, only third one; anal fin with III spines & 7-8 soft rays; Rectoral fin rays19-21; caudal fin lunate. Body upper half yellowish orange, lower half purplish red. Male has two yellow-tipped filaments heading the dorsal fin that are used for display.
habitats Relatively uncommon inhabitant of lagoon patch reefs and outer reef slopes. Found in deep coastal to outer reef slopes, in current prone areas. It occurs in small groups above coral outcrops or near crevices or ledges. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Mauritius to the Hawaiian and Line islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Loyalty Islands; Marshall and Caroline islands in Micronesia. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial food species, ornate color feed as aquarium species.