Scientific Name
Tosana niwae  
Tosana niwae姬鮨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Smith & Pope, 1906 Depth - M
Chinese 姬鮨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 姬鮨 
Max Length 16 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 花鱸 
Distribution in World Japan to South China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan West 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kochi, Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Smith, H. M. etc. 1906 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0056177. ASIZP0056219. ASIZP0056528. ASIZP0067759. ASIZP0700123. ASIZP0803520. ASIZP0913520. NMMBP00033. NMMBP01233. NMMSTP00134. NTUM06875.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Threadtail anthias 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin continuing, X spines and 13-14 rays, the 3rd spine and 3rd rays elongate as filaments; anal fin with III, spines and 6-7 rays; pelvic fin abdomen; pectoral fin 13-17 middle one longer than others; caudal fin forked. First gill arch with on upper limb, 23-25 on lower limb; body covered with ctenoid scales, lateral line scales 34-37.Head and body side rosy; a yellow band on the middle of lateral side.
habitats Inhabit deeper inshore sandy or muddy bottom. 
Distribution Western Pacific: from southern Japan, Taiwan to the South China Sea. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial food species.