Scientific Name
Pseudanthias hypselosoma  
Pseudanthias hypselosoma高體擬花鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1878 Depth 1 - 40M
Chinese 高體擬花鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 高體擬花鮨 
Max Length 19 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、North East 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Okinawa 
Synonyms Anthias hypselosoma, Anthias truncatus, Pseudanthias hypeelosoma, Pseudanthias truncatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Bleeker, P. 1878 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List NMMBP08700. NMMBP08748. NTUM06179.  
Common Name Stocky anthias 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with X spines and 15-17 rays, the 4th and 5th almost same length; anal fin with III spiョes  7 soft rays; pelvic fin abdomen; pecrtoral rays 18-20; caudal fin truncate. Lateral line continuing, lateral line scales 44-48. Body back with yellow in the middle, edge bluish purple, abdomen pale, red blotch in the membrance between the 7th to 10th dorsal fin of male; female with fresh red margin caudal fin.
habitats Usually occurs in groups on well-protected reefs of lagoons or bays. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Maldives to Samoa, north to Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef. 
Utility Small pechlet, not commercial food species, but aquarium species.