Scientific Name
Amioides polyacanthus
Amioides polyacanthus多刺天竺鯛
by: Wei-Chuan Chiang, Fishery Research Institute
Author (Vaillant, 1877) Depth 30 - 150M
Chinese 多刺天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 多刺天竺鯛 
Max Length 22  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Réunion, western Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean 
Synonyms Amia grossidens, Amioides grossidens, Cheilodipterus polyacanthus, Coranthus polyacanthus, Synagrops grossidens   
Reference 1. Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann, 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research; 2. Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text);3. Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma and M. Nishida, 2014 (1 Aug.) Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa 3846 (no. 2): 151-203.  Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0061253.  
Common Name Cardinalfish 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist