Scientific Name
Labracinus cyclophthalmus  
Labracinus cyclophthalmus圓眼戴氏魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Müller & Troschel, 1849) Depth 0 - 20M
Chinese 圓眼戴氏魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F342 Pseudochromidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 圓眼戴氏魚 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 紅娘仔、紅身公仔、紅魚仔、紅獅公(澎湖)、紅貓仔(澎湖)、紅新娘(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Sunda Sea 
Synonyms Cichlops cyclophthalmus, Cichlops hellmuthii, Cichlops japonicus, Cichlops melanotaenia, Cichlops melanotaenia altera, Cichlops spilopterus, Cichlops trispilos, Dampiera melanotaenia, Dampieria cyclophthalma, Dampieria cyclophthalmus, Dampieria melanostigma, Dampieria melanotaenia, Dampieria ocellifera ...all 18..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0066579. ASIZP0066581. ASIZP0066596. ASIZP0067061. ASIZP0069944. ASIZP0069998. ASIZP0074836. ASIZP0078432. ASIZP0700379. ASIZP0801855. ASIZP0801856. ASIZP0801857. ASIZP0802411. ASIZP0802420. ASIZP0802421. ASIZP0802837. ASIZP0803320. ASIZP0803321. ASIZP0807271. ASIZP0911855. ASIZP0911856. ASIZP0911857. ASIZP0912411. ASIZP0912420. ASIZP0912421. ASIZP0912837. ASIZP0913320. ASIZP0913321. ASIZP0916821. ASIZP0916886. ASIZP0916900. ASIZP0917271. BPBMI23266. BPBMI23351. FRIP20010. FRIP21058. FRIP21247. USNM00146420Paratype. ...List all 60 records... 
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,張家豪,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Spottysail dottyback; Fire-tail devil; Giant dottyback 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately deep to deep. Total gill rakers on first gill arch 18 to 22, of which 6 to 9 on upper limb, and 11 to 14 on lower limb. Dorsal fin with II slender spines and 25 rays; anal fin with III spines and 14 rays; caudal fin rounded. Lateral line with anterodorsal series of 48 - 62 tubed scales, and a peduncular series of 18 - 22 tubed scales. Head and body varying from pale grey to dark grey, olive, or bright red, usually darker dorsally; cheeks and preorbital area usually with blue to dark grey oblique bars; scales of dorsoanterior part of body each with a bluish to black spot; dark spots sometimes coalescing to form stripes along dorsal-fin base or along alternate scale rows on posterior part of body; upper part of body sometimes with a series of white to bright yellow, short, oblique bars; dorsal fin greyish to dark grey or bright red, usually with outer margin blue to dark grey, and with a series of reddish to black rows of spots anteriorly, which align posteriorly to form stripes; females often with spots forming comma-shaped markings; males sometimes with 1 to several large, dark grey to black, horizontally elongate blotches on anterior part of dorsal fin; anal fin brownish or bluish to dark grey or red, usually with 3 to 12 pale stripes and blue to dark grey outer margin; caudal fin bluish to bright red or black with blue to black margin.
habitats Found near shelter of coral or rock of shallow reefs, with moderate surge or currents where in spread-out groups of mixed sexes. Moves about activity through the gutters and passages. Feeds on small fishes. 
Distribution Widely distributed throughout the Indo-Malayan Archipelago, from southern Japan, south to the Northwest Shelf of Australia, and east to New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. It is a common species in Taiwan except western part. 
Utility Frequently enters the aquarium fish trade, and has been bred in captivity.