Scientific Name
Evynnis tumifrons
Evynnis tumifrons黃鋤齒鯛
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Author (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) Depth 30 - 346M
Chinese 黃鋤齒鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F378 Sparidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃犁齒鯛(黃鯛) 
Max Length 35 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 黃鯛、赤章、赤鯮 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001);Iwatsuki, Y. , M. Akazaki, and N. Taniguchi(2007)Review of the species of the genus Dentex (Perciformes: Sparidae) in the western Pacific defined as the D. hypselosomus complex with the description of a new species, Dentex abei and a redescription of Evynnis tumifrons. Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science (Ser. A) Suppl. 1: 29-49.  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Iwatsuki, Y., M. Akazaki etc. 2007 
Specimen List ASIZP0076083.  
Common Name Red sea-bream; Yellow seabream; Yellowback seabream; Golden tai 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XII spines; anal fin small, same form as dorsal fin and with 8 rays, pectoral fin long; caudal fin forked. Bodyside fresh red with shinning silver, light when near belly, belly white. Dorsal fin, anal fin, and caudal fin orange red, yellow stripe on the fin membrance.
habitats Inhabits muddy and muddy-sandy bottoms. Feeds on a wide range of benthic invertebrates and on fish. Two spawning seasons, early summer and autumn. Utilized for human consumption especially in the East China Sea where it is caught mostly by trawlers. An im 
Distribution Western Pacific: Japan to Indonesia and northwestern Australia 
Utility commercial species, edible.