Scientific Name
Cheilodactylus zonatus
Cheilodactylus zonatus花尾唇指
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Cuvier, 1830 Depth 1 - 30M
Chinese 花尾唇指 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 唇指 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F405 Cheilodactylidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 花尾唇指 
Max Length 45 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 咬破布、三康、金花、萬年瘦、瘦仔(澎湖)、蝨鬢(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Japan to South China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Goniistius zonatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);楊鴻嘉圖鑑 (金)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1830 朱元鼎 編 1985 楊鴻嘉, 楊誠國 1990 楊鴻嘉, 陳良德 1993 楊鴻嘉, 陳良德 1995 楊鴻嘉, 張寶仁 1996 
Specimen List ASIZP0054569. ASIZP0057090. ASIZP0057467. ASIZP0057697. ASIZP0058569. ASIZP0058675. ASIZP0058941. ASIZP0060652. ASIZP0063609. ASIZP0065983. ASIZP0071103. ASIZP0071104. ASIZP0071521. ASIZP0073493. ASIZP0080203. ASIZP0700227. ASIZP0800602. ASIZP0804223. ASIZP0804224. ASIZP0806037. ASIZP0910602. ASIZP0914223. ASIZP0914224. ASIZP0916037. BPBMI23114. BPBMI9347. FRIP21310. MTP0184. NMMBP00127. NMMBP00132. NMMBP01327. NMMBP01332. NMMBP06473. NMMBP06474. NMMBP06475. NMMBP06645. NMMBP06661. ...List all 49 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name White-spot-tail morwong; Spottedtail morwong; Flagfish; Flag fish; Morwong 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body oblong and moderately compressed. A single flat spine on opercle; margin of preopercle smooth. Mouth small, terminal to slightly inferior, the adults with thick lips. Teeth small, villiform, in bands anteriorly in jaws, none on vomer or palatines. A continuous dorsal fin with XVII spines and 32 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 8 soft rays; caudal fin forked; lower 5 pectoral-fin rays unbranched. Scales cycloid and small, 62 in lateral line. Body pale greyish-brown with 9 yellowish orange oblique bands on head and body, the first through eye not reachied pectoral-fin base. Fins yellowish orange; soft rays of dorsal fin with a bluelongitudinal band; caudal fin scattered many small white spots.
habitats Found on rocky reefs of shallow waters.  
Distribution Distributed in the northwest Pacific from Japan to Taiwan and South China Sea. It is found in southern northeastern and northern Taiwanese waters and Penghu Islands.  
Utility Food fish; marketed fresh.