Scientific Name
Pseudanthias cooperi  
Pseudanthias cooperi庫伯氏擬花鱸
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author (Regan, 1902) Depth 10 - 91M
Chinese 庫伯氏擬花鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 鋸鰓擬花鮨 
Max Length 14 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、LanI Is.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Off Lamu, Kenya, 43 fms 
Synonyms Anthias cichlops, Anthias cooperi, Anthias kashiwae, Anthias taeniatus, Leptanthias kashiwae, Planctanthias preopercularis, Pseudanthias kashiwae, Pseudanthias taeniatus   
Reference   Regan, C. T. 1902 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 ASIZP0074823.  
Common Name Red-bar anthias; Red-bar fairy basslet; Silver-streak goldie 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal spines: X, dorsal soft rays: 15-17, the seventh to tenth longest; anal spines: III; anal soft rays: 7-8; caudal fin lunate, edge of caudal fin elongate as silament in male. Lateral line continuing, lateral scales series 45-52. Body back reddish purple, abdomen pale. Males develop an incomplete crimson bar in the middle side. Caudal fin purplish on the edge in male, reddish in female.
habitats Mostly found on open substrate with low reef and remote bommies in depths over 20 m. Juveniles may, be shallow in coastal reefs. Form small, loose aggregations along current-swept drop-offs. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Samoa and the Line Islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Great Barrier Reef; Palau, Marshall and Mariana islands in Micronesia. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial food species, ornate species feed as aquarium species.