Scientific Name
Hoplolatilus purpureus  
Hoplolatilus purpureus紫似弱棘魚
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author Burgess, 1978 Depth 30 - 85M
Chinese 紫似弱棘魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 弱棘魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F355 Malacanthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 紫似弱棘魚 
Max Length 13.0 cmTL  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 弱棘魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tingloy Island off Orensi near Mabini, Batangas, Luzon Island, Philippines, depth about 60-80 feet 
Reference Allen, G. R. and M. V. Erdmann 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research, Perth Australia.   Burgess, W. E. 1978 
Specimen List
Common Name Purple tilefish; Purple sand tilefish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist