Scientific Name
Pseudanthias tuka  
Pseudanthias tuka靜擬花鮨
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author (Herre & Montalban, 1927) Depth 2 - 35M
Chinese 靜擬花鮨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 靜擬花鮨 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 花鱸、海金魚、紅魚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Maricaban I., Philippines 
Synonyms Anthias tuka, Mirolabrichthys tuka, Mirolabrichthys tuka tuka   
Reference Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Herre, A. W. C. T. 1927 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 
Specimen List ASIZP0059665. ASIZP0069898. ASIZP0804076. ASIZP0914076.  
Common Name Purple anthias; Purple queen; Yellowstriped fairy basslet; Yellowstriped anthias; Yellowstripe anthias 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays X, 15-17, the 5th to 10th longest and the same length; anal rays III, 7-8; pelvic fin abdomen; pectoral rays 15-17; caudal fin emarginate. Lateral line scales 45-49. Body reddish purple, female with a yellow band to upper caudal fin; male without this yellow band.
habitats Found primarily on continental reefs. Form aggregations on outer reef slopes to depths over 30 m. Feeds on planktonic crustaceans and fish eggs. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Mauritius to the Philippines and Bali to the Solomon Islands, south to Rowley Shoals and the Great Barrier Reef; Palau in Micronesia. Reported from southern Japan. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial food species, common aquarium species.