Scientific Name
Pseudanthias dispar  
Pseudanthias dispar刺蓋擬花鱸
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author (Herre, 1955) Depth 1 - 18M
Chinese 刺蓋擬花鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 刺蓋擬花鮨 
Max Length 9.5 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 花鱸、海金魚、紅魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Gizo I., Solomon Is. 
Synonyms Anthias dispar, Mirolabrichthys dispar   
Reference Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Herre, A. W. C. T. 1955 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 
Specimen List
Common Name Redfin anthias; Orange anthias; Peach anthias; Peach fairy basslet; Longfin wreckfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal spines: X; dorsal soft rays: 16-18, the first spine short, the second elongate; anal spines: III; anal soft rays: 7-8; pelvic fin abdomen, X, 16-18; pectoral fin 18-20; caudal fin lunate. Male displays a bright red dorsal fin. pelvic fins greatly extended. Female orange with yellowish tail and a pink line from the tip of the snout angling down, passing through the lower part of the eye.
habitats Found at the upper-edge of steep outer reef slopes(1-18m), with moderate currents. Occurs in large aggregations, of mixed sexes when feeding in currents sweeping the reef. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Christmas Island to the Line Islands, north to the Yaeyama Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef, Fiji and Samoa; Palau, eastern Caroline Islands, and southern Marshall Islands in Micronesia. Replaced by Pseudanthias ignitus
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial food species, ornate color feed as aquarium species.