Scientific Name
Acanthopagrus sivicolus  
Acanthopagrus sivicolus橘鰭棘鯛
by: Te-Chi Tsao
Author Akazaki, 1962 Depth 3 - 50M
Chinese 橘鰭棘鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F378 Sparidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 橘鰭棘鯛 
Max Length 45 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 橘鰭鯛、烏格、黑格、厚唇 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality n. Ryukyu Is., Japan 
Reference Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase( 2002)  Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List MTP0117. NTMP1387. NTUM05693.  
Common Name Okinawa seabream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin single, spine strong, 4th and 5th longest; anal fin small, same form as dorsal, 2nd strong. Pectoral fin mid-long. Caudal fin forked. Body silver grey, bodyside basic fin dark with spot band. All fins dark or light grey, dorsal fin and caudal fin black edge.
habitats Young individuals are frequently found in brackish waters. Commercially cultured in Japan. Inhabit demersal/brackish marine environment. Attains max size 4.5cm SL. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: endemic to the Ryukyu Islands including the Amami Islands in Japan. 
Utility commercial species; aquaculture species.