Scientific Name
Pseudanthias squamipinnis  
Pseudanthias squamipinnis絲鰭擬花鮨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Peters, 1855) Depth 0 - 55M
Chinese 絲鰭擬花鮨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 絲鰭擬花鮨 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 花鱸、海金魚、紅魚、金花鱸、金擬花鱸 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Mozambique 
Synonyms Anthias huchtii, Anthias manadensis, Anthias sqamipinnis, Anthias squamipinnis, Anthias squammipinnis, Franzia squamipinnis, Pseudanthias squammipinnis, Serranus squamipinnis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054871. ASIZP0055130. ASIZP0056113. ASIZP0057720. ASIZP0058513. ASIZP0059183. ASIZP0059311. ASIZP0059328. ASIZP0059374. ASIZP0071639. ASIZP0072514. ASIZP0072515. ASIZP0072516. ASIZP0072999. ASIZP0073053. ASIZP0073622. ASIZP0074594. ASIZP0804955. ASIZP0805200. ASIZP0805201. ASIZP0805202. ASIZP0806171. ASIZP0914955. ASIZP0915204. ASIZP0915205. ASIZP0915206. ASIZP0916171. FRIP00442. FRIP01280. NMMBP03241. NMMBP08699. NMMSTP00302. NMMSTP00715. NTMP0305. NTOUP201203-183. NTUM03824. NTUM03825. ...List all 43 records... 
Barcode2011-08-16,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-08-16,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-08-16,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,%
Common Name Rainbow; Scalefin basslet; Scalefin fairy basslet; Red coral perch; Orange butterfly perch; Sea goldie; Scalefin anthias; Orange sea perch; Wreckfish; Lyretail fairy basslet; Goldie; Lyretail coralfish; Lyretail anthias 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays X, 16-18, the 3rd longest, elongate as silk both in male and female; anal rays III, 7; pelvic fin abdomen; pectoral rays 16-18; caudal fin lunate. Lateral line continuing, lateral line scales 37-43. Male body reddlish brown with yellow dot in scales; each fins reddish orange to pink with purplish red margin except anal fin; dorsal ray base with black brown blotch, upper margin pink blotch in pectoral fin; female all yellowish orange.
habitats Found above coral outcrops or patch reefs of clear lagoons, channels, or outer reef slopes. Form large aggregations. Feed on zooplankton. Males are territorial and haremic. Color patterns and size of sexual transition very slightly from one locality to th 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and Natal, South Africa to the Solomon Islands, north to Japan, south to Australia. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial food species, but common aquarium species.