Scientific Name
Lethrinus lentjan  
Lethrinus lentjan烏帽龍占魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lacepède, 1802) Depth 20 - 90M
Chinese 烏帽龍占魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 龍占魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F377 Lethrinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 扁裸頰鯛 
Max Length 52 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 龍尖、龍占(臺東)、龍占舅(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、PonFu、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Java 
Synonyms Bodianus lentjan, Letherinus lentjanus, Letherinus leutjanus, Lethrinus argenteus, Lethrinus cinereus, Lethrinus cocosensis, Lethrinus croceopterus, Lethrinus flavescens, Lethrinus fusciceps, Lethrinus geniguttatus, Lethrinus glyphodon, Lethrinus mahsenoides, Lethrinus nubilis ...all 18..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)  Lacepede, B. G. E. 1802 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055489. ASIZP0055801. ASIZP0058377. ASIZP0059734. ASIZP0061254. ASIZP0064733. ASIZP0064742. ASIZP0064767. ASIZP0067393. ASIZP0067562. ASIZP0070455. ASIZP0078445. ASIZP0800325. ASIZP0800475. ASIZP0800480. ASIZP0802491. ASIZP0802768. ASIZP0802769. ASIZP0807246. ASIZP0910475. ASIZP0910480. ASIZP0912491. ASIZP0912768. ASIZP0912769. ASIZP0917246. FRIP03001. NMMBP00091. NMMBP04979. NMMBP06543. NMMBP06544. NMMBP06545. NMMSTP00549. NMNSF00821. NTUM00936. NTUM00937. USNM00192895. ...List all 36 records... 
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-01-26,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Red-spot emperor; Redspot emperor fish; Red spot emperor; Pig-face bream; Redspot emperor; Saburbir emperor; Pink ear emperor; Pink-eared emperor; Purple-headed emperor; Purple-eared emperor; Yellowbrow emperor 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays X, 9; anal-fin rays III, 8; pectoral-fin rays 13. Body depth 2.56 to 2.57 times in standard length. Mouth is slightly protractile; lips thick and fleshy. The inner base of the pectoral fin is either with few scales or naked. Body olive-green above, becoming paler below; each scale on back sometimes with white center. The posterior margin of the opercle and sometimes the base of the pectoral fin is red. The pectoral fin is white, yellow or pinkish; the pelvic and anal fins are white to orange; the dorsal fin is white and orange mottled with a reddish margin; the caudal fin is mottled orange or reddish.
habitats Inhabit sandy bottoms in coastal areas, deep lagoons and near coral reefs. Juveniles and small adults commonly in loose aggregations over seagrass beds, mangrove swamps and shallow sandy areas while adults are generally solitary in deeper waters. Feed pri 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: widespread, from the Red Sea, Arabian (Persian) Gulf, and East Africa to the Ryukyus and Tonga. Taiwan: South, Lanyu, North, East.  
Utility Commercial fishery species.