Scientific Name
Etelis coruscans  
Etelis coruscans長尾濱鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Valenciennes, 1862 Depth 100 - 400M
Chinese 長尾濱鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 笛鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F370 Lutjanidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 絲尾紅鑽魚 
Max Length 120 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 長尾鳥、紅魚、紅尾鳥(澎湖)、紅嘴針(東港) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Reunion 
Synonyms Etelis carbunculus, Etelis evurus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055485. ASIZP0070976. ASIZP0070980. ASIZP0071089. ASIZP0071095. ASIZP0073073. ASIZP0073074. ASIZP0804225. ASIZP0804226. ASIZP0804227. ASIZP0804228. ASIZP0805896. ASIZP0914225. ASIZP0914226. ASIZP0914227. ASIZP0914228. ASIZP0915896. FRIP21866. NTUM06801. NTUM07538.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Ruby snapper; Snapper; Yellowstripe snapper; Deepwater snappers; Longtailed red snapper; Longtail red snapper; Flame snapper; Jobfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body slender and elongate. Head small, eye large; snout short (shorter than eye diameter); interorbital space flat; lower jaw slightly projecting; maxilla covered with small scales; both jaws with bands of small teeth, those in the outer series better developed and more widely spaced, a few anterior teeth in upper jaw canine-like; vomerine tooth patch narrowly V-shaped; gill rakers on lower limb of gill first arch (including rudiments) 15 to 18. Dorsal fin with X spines and 11 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 8 soft rays; pectoral fins with 15 or 16 rays; dorsal and anal fin bases scaleless; caudal fin deeply forked; upper caudal lobe becoming greatly elongate with increased growth. Scale rows on back parallel with lateral line. Colour: back and upper sides deep pink to red; lower sides and belly pink; fins pink to red.
habitats Inhabits rocky bottoms. Feeds on small fishes, squids and crustaceans. 
Distribution Widely distributed in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean from the Hawaiian Islands to East Africa, and from Australia northward to southern Japan. It is found in eastern and southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Considered an important food fish in some areas. Marketed fresh and frozen. Highly valued for the quality of its flesh.