Scientific Name
Pseudanthias elongatus  
Pseudanthias elongatus長擬花鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Franz, 1910) Depth 10 - 60M
Chinese 長擬花鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 長擬花鮨 
Max Length 14 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花鱸、海金魚、紅魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Yokohama, Japan 
Synonyms Anthias elongatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Franz, V. 1910 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0060891. ASIZP0802515. ASIZP0802516. ASIZP0912515. ASIZP0912516. NMMBP02165. NMMBP02177. NMMBP02258. NMMBP03373. NTMP1143. NTUM05673. NTUM06312.  
Common Name Anthias 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin continuing, with X spines & 15-16 soft rays, the 3rd longest; anal fin with III spines & 6-7 soft rays; pelvic fin abdomen; pectoral rays 19-20; caudal fin lunate, edge elongate as filament in male. Lateral line continuing, lateral line scales 40-46. Body reddish purple with yellowish wave stripe, front half fresh red in male, yellowish red in female; reddish orange caudal fin in male, yellowish red in female.
habitats Found over rocky reefs in 30-60 m depth. Other ecolofical behavior is unclear. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: southern Japan and Taiwan. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial species but aquarium species rarely.