Scientific Name
Sacura margaritacea  
Sacura margaritacea珠斑花鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Hilgendorf, 1879) Depth 15 - 50M
Chinese 珠斑花鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 珠櫻鮨 
Max Length 13 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花鱸、紅魚 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tokyo Bay, Japan 
Synonyms Anthias margaritaceus, Sacura margaritaceus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Okada, Y.K. 1965 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0056208. ASIZP0058380. ASIZP0059796. ASIZP0059871. ASIZP0060890. ASIZP0063545. ASIZP0065806. ASIZP0066310. ASIZP0073659. ASIZP0080078. ASIZP0800911. ASIZP0800999. ASIZP0910911. ASIZP0910999. FRIP21634. FRIP21637. NMMBP00654. NMMBP02175. NMMBP02204. NMMBP03374. NMMSTP00161. NTMP0647. NTUM06707. NTUM06715. NTUM06722. NTUM06901. NTUM07070.  
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Grouper 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin continuing, dorsal rays X, 16-18, the 3rd spine and 3rd rays elongate as silk; anal rays III, 7; pelvic fin abdomen; pectoral fin elongate; caudal fin emarginate, the edge elongate as silk. First gill arch with 10-13 gill rakers on upper limb, 23-26 on lower limb. Body cover ctenoid scales, lateral line scales 26-30. Head and lateral side rosy, lateral side with many white spots, dorsal fin VII-X with a black spot in male.
habitats Occurs in large schools in rocky areas, 15-50 depth. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: southern Japan and southern and western Taiwan. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial species.