Scientific Name
Ablabys taenianotus  
Ablabys taenianotus背帶帆鰭鮋
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Author (Cuvier, 1829) Depth 1 - 78M
Chinese 背帶帆鰭鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 背帶帆鰭鮋 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 背帶長絨鮋、獅子魚、黑虎 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean 
Synonyms Ablabys binotatus, Ablabys taenionotus, Ambliapistus taenionotus, Amblyapistus taenianotus, Amblyapistus taenionotus, Apistus taenianotus, Apistus taenionotus, Paracentropogon longispinis, Tetraroge alboguttata, Tetraroge cristagalli, Tetraroge taenionotus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Chen, C.-H., 2004 Checklist of the fishes of Penghu. FRI Special Publication No. 4. 175 p.;Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2008);Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea.. Un  Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 陳春暉 2004 
Specimen List ASIZP0057295. ASIZP0057380. ASIZP0057593. ASIZP0057744. ASIZP0057745. ASIZP0057746. ASIZP0059173. ASIZP0059290. ASIZP0059780. ASIZP0062021. ASIZP0063617. ASIZP0065038. ASIZP0070822. ASIZP0074628. ASIZP0801231. ASIZP0804802. ASIZP0901231. ASIZP0914802. FRIP01355. NMMBP02554. NMMBP08859. NTMP0851. NTOUP200611-820. NTOUP200801-007. NTOUP201003-203. NTUM03401. NTUM03436. NTUM06420. NTUM06921. RUSI35047. SIO80-225. USNM00228889. USNM00228890. USNM00228891. USNM00228892. USNM00228893. USNM00228894. ...List all 37 records... 
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Roque fish; Rouge fish; Cuckatoo waspfish; Cockatoo waspfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XVII, 7-8; anal rays III, 5-6; pectoral rays 11-12, pelvic rays I, 5; dorsal-, anal- and pectoral-fin soft rays branched. Body compressed, with tiny embedded scales; lateral line prominent with tube-like scales. Dorsal fin originating above front border of eye, the second to fourth or fifth spines elongated, forming a crest. Body almost uniformly brownish with distinct white botches on forehead; dark lines or blotches on the body and fins; margins of all fins usually white.
habitats Inhabits shallow shallow, subtidal areas with sand rubble and weed; also beaches, estuaries, seagrass areas, coral reefs and rocky shores. A strongly compressed fish that can be seen rocking back and forth on the bottom in response to surge. Easily caught 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Andaman Sea to Fiji, north to Japan, south to Australia. Replaced by Ablabys binotatus in the western Indian Ocean 
Utility Not commerical fishery species. Aquarium species.