Scientific Name
Argyrops bleekeri  
Argyrops bleekeri布氏長棘鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Oshima, 1927 Depth 30 - 200M
Chinese 布氏長棘鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F378 Sparidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 四長棘鯛 
Max Length 40 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 小長棘鯛、盤仔、鍋蓋(澎湖)、鬍鬚魬仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tungkang, Taiwan 
Synonyms Argyrops spinifer   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase( 2002)  Oshima, M. 1927 朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055345. ASIZP0055584. ASIZP0055600. ASIZP0065878. ASIZP0066876. ASIZP0801081. ASIZP0807624. ASIZP0807625. ASIZP0911081. ASIZP0917624. ASIZP0917625. FRIP00081. FRIP01318. FRIP20534. NMMBP01001. NMMBP02092. NMMBP03635. NMMBP05655. NMMSTP00255. NTMP1040. NTMP1184. NTUM01346. NTUM04329. NTUM05672.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Taiwan tai; Bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI spines, dorsal fin single, 1st very small, 2nd or 6th long as silk. Anal fin small, form as dorsal fin, 2nd and 3th same length, anal fin with 8 rays. Pectoral fin long. Caudal fin forked. Body light red and shinning with silver; side several red bands.
habitats Inhabits demersal; brackish marine environment. Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms. Important food fish. Attains max size 40cm TL. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Japan to southeast Asia and eastern Indian Ocean. 
Utility commercial species.