Scientific Name
Enneapterygius elegans
Enneapterygius elegans美九鰭䲁
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Author (Peters, 1876) Depth 0 - 12M
Chinese 美九鰭䲁 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 三鰭鳚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F445 Tripterygiidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 美九鰭䲁 
Max Length 4.0 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 狗鰷、三鰭鳚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Coral  Holotype Locality Île aux Fouquets, 8 kilometers east of Mahébourg, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean 
Reference Fricke, R., 1997. Tripterygiid fishes of the western and central Pacific, with descriptions of 15 new species, including an annotated checklist of world Tripterygiidae (Teleostei).. Theses Zool. 29:1-607;Fishbase(2006)  
Specimen List USNM00227837. USNM00227838. USNM00227839. USNM00227840.  
Common Name Hourglass triplefin 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist