Scientific Name
Emmelichthys struhsakeri  
Emmelichthys struhsakeri史氏諧魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Heemstra & Randall, 1977 Depth 50 - 400M
Chinese 史氏諧魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 諧魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F369 Emmelichthyidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 史氏諧魚 
Max Length 35 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅鰱魚、紅肉欉仔、紅臭魚(臺東) 
Distribution in World Middle West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Hawaiian Is. 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Heemstra, P. C. etc. 1977 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kim, J.K. etc. 2000 
Specimen List ASIZP0062644. ASIZP0071086. ASIZP0802469. ASIZP0804216. ASIZP0912469. ASIZP0914216. FRIP21129. FRIP22387. NMMBP02205. NTUM04567. NTUM05137.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Golden redbait 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate,fusiform, slightly compressed, body depth 3.8 to 5 times in standard length. Upper and lower profiles of head nearly equally sloping and gently curved. Rear margin of opercle with 2 flat spines and sometimes an additional smaller spine dorsally. Upper posterior margin of gill cavity with 1 fleshy papilla. Eye large. Mouth small; upper jaw toothless, but tiny teeth on tip of lower jaw; vomer and palatines toothless. Dorsal fin separated by a gap with 3 short isolated spines, with XI spines and 12 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 10 soft rays; caudal fin deeply forked. Body and most of head covered with small finely ctenoid scales. Body yellow red, silver pinkish below.
habitats Found near the bottom in depths between 140 and 360 m. Feed on small mesopelagic fishes and zooplankton such as sergistid shrimps. 
Distribution Distributed in the Pacific coast of southern Japan, the northern part of the Kyushu-Palau Ridge, Hawaiian Islands, and Australia. Reported from Malaysia. It is mainly found in northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Uncommon deep-sea fishes of no commercial importance.