Scientific Name
Ctenochaetus striatus  
Ctenochaetus striatus漣紋櫛齒刺尾鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) Depth 1 - 30M
Chinese 漣紋櫛齒刺尾鯛 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 刺尾鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F470 Acanthuridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 櫛齒刺尾魚 
Max Length 26 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 正吊、漣剝、倒吊(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Guam 
Synonyms Acanthurus argenteus, Acanthurus ctenodon, Acanthurus flavoguttatus, Acanthurus ketlitzii, Acanthurus kettlitzii, Acanthurus striatus, Acronurus argenteus, Ctenochaetus strigosus, Ctenodon ctenodon, Ctenodon cuvierii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea(Randall et al.,1990)  Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054332. ASIZP0055075. ASIZP0055218. ASIZP0057594. ASIZP0057761. ASIZP0058484. ASIZP0066563. ASIZP0070897. ASIZP0078422. ASIZP0700378. ASIZP0801814. ASIZP0804392. ASIZP0807261. ASIZP0911814. ASIZP0914392. ASIZP0917261. FRIP20130. FRIP20209. FRIP22220. FRIP22417. NMMBP00873. NMMBP00875. NMMBP02465. NMMBP03026. NMMBP05109. NMMBP05110. NMMBP05111. NMMBP05112. NMMBP05113. NMMBP05114. NMMBP05115. NMMBP05116. NMMBP08542. NMMSTP00859. NTMP0335. NTMP1301. NTOUP200611-787. ...List all 59 records... 
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,98%
Common Name Orange-dotted bristletooth; Striped bristletooth; Striated surgeonfish; Surgeonfish; Bristle-toothed surgeonfish; Lined bristletooth 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VIII, 27-31 ; anal-fin rays III, 24-28 ; pectoral-fin rays 16-17. Body dark olive-brown with orange spots on head. Pectoral fin yellowish, caudal and ventral fins brown, anterior part of caudal fin pale. Each side of caudal peduncle with sharp, forward-pointing erectile spine which folds down into a horizontal groove. Scales minute. Juveniles with 8 - 12 pale stipes inclining downward and backwards on body. Teeth movable, slender, tips incurved and expanded.
habitats It occurs in silty coastal habitats, as well as along outer reef slopes. May occur singly or in small to forming large schools, often mixed-species aggregations. Feeds on surface film of blue-green algae and diatoms as well as on various small invertebrat 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: throughout the region except the Hawaiian Islands, Marquesas Islands, and Easter Island Record from Baker Island based on a photograph. Also absent from Malden and Jarvis Islands. Austral, Rapa, Line and Society Islands. Taiwan: South, Hsiao 
Utility Commercial fishery and aquarium species.