Scientific Name
Cirrhitus pinnulatus  
Cirrhitus pinnulatus翼
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Forster, 1801) Depth 1 - 40M
Chinese Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese Economic Fish No 
Family F402 Cirrhitidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China  
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 短嘴格、格仔、石狗公(臺東)、花身仔(臺東)、獅甕(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tahiti, Society Is. 
Synonyms Cirrhites maculosus, Cirrhites pinnulatus, Cirrhitus alternatus, Cirrhitus maculatus, Cirrhitus spilotoceps, Labrus marmoratus, Labrus pinnulatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993) 
Specimen List ASIZP0055095. ASIZP0055275. ASIZP0058694. ASIZP0058779. ASIZP0066391. ASIZP0066450. ASIZP0069936. ASIZP0069951. ASIZP0074641. ASIZP0700341. ASIZP0801897. ASIZP0801898. ASIZP0802437. ASIZP0802527. ASIZP0802638. ASIZP0802653. ASIZP0802654. ASIZP0802656. ASIZP0803405. ASIZP0803406. ASIZP0911897. ASIZP0911898. ASIZP0912437. ASIZP0912527. ASIZP0913405. ASIZP0913406. FRIP21082. FRIP21926. FRIP22145. FRIP22146. FRIP22148. FRIP22226. NMMBP01193. NMMBP02461. NMMBP04080. NMMBP05820. NMMSTP00479. ...List all 46 records... 
Barcode2008-08-05,張榮樺,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Stocky hawkfish; Spotted hawkfish; Hard-headed hawk fish; Marbled hawkfish; Hand-fish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate; body depth 2.9-2.6 in standard length; snout short and blunt. A fringe of cirri on hind edge of anterior nostril. Interorbital space covered with scales. Palatine teeth present. A single dorsal fins with X spines and 11 rays, a tuft of cirri near tip of each dorsal spine; anal fin with III spines and 6 rays; lower 7 pectoral rays unbrached, the longest ray reaching a vertical through base of second anal spine; caudal fin truncate. Lateral line complete, with 40-42 scales; 4 rows of scales above lateral line; small scales on cheek. Body brown to olivaceous, shading to white ventrally, with scattered large white blotches and numerous small red or redding brown spots; head with brownish orange spots and irregular short lines; median fins with small reddish spots.
habitats Inhabits reef fronts and rocky shorelines exposed to moderate to strong surge to depths of about 3 m. Feeds primarily on crabs, also takes other crustaceans, small fishes, sea urchins or brittle stars.  
Distribution Widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Marquesan Islands and Mangaréva, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to the Kermadec and Rapa Islands; throughout Micronesia. Southeast Atlantic: southeast coa 
Utility Aquarium fishes.