Scientific Name
Triso dermopterus  
Triso dermopterus鳶鱠
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842) Depth 22 - 103M
Chinese 鳶鱠 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 鳶鮨(細鱗三稜鱸) 
Max Length 68 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 鱠、過魚、石斑、扁鱠(澎湖) 
Distribution in World East India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Altiserranus woorei, Serranus dermopterus, Trisotropis dermopterus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0056193. ASIZP0058689. ASIZP0064429. ASIZP0065161. ASIZP0066569. ASIZP0067300. ASIZP0073260. ASIZP0074952. ASIZP0800849. ASIZP0801755. ASIZP0802204. ASIZP0805735. ASIZP0806499. ASIZP0910849. ASIZP0911755. ASIZP0912204. ASIZP0915735. ASIZP0916499. FRIP01170. NMMBP00013. NMMBP01213. NMMBP05072. NMMBP05073. NMMBP05074. NMMBP05075. NMMBP06341. NTMP0955. NTUM04323. NTUM07007.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-10-25,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Oval grouper; Blackfin grouper; Melon-seed grouper 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin continuing, dorsal fin with X spines and 18-21 soft rays; anal fin with III spiョes  9-10 soft rays; pelvic fin abdomen; pectoral fin rounded; caudal fin rounded. Body depth 2.7 times in SL. Gill rakers 7-8 on upper limb, 14-15 on lower limb. of first gill arch. Covered with ctenoid scales; lateral line scales 67-77; lateral scale series 131-145. Head and body side blackish purple; caudal fin with white edge.
habitats An anti-tropical species. Occurs on rocky or soft (silty-sand or mud) bottoms. The young have been observed to feed on zooplankton in the water column; feeding of adults has not yet been discovered. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, off eastern Australia (between 25°S-32°S), and off the coast of Western Australia (south of 19°30'S). 
Utility Not abundance, savory and palatable.