Scientific Name
Myripristis adusta  
Myripristis adusta焦黑鋸鱗魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1853 Depth 1 - 25M
Chinese 焦黑鋸鱗魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金鱗魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F282 Holocentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 焦黑鋸鱗魚 
Max Length 35 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 焦松毬、厚殼仔金鱗甲、鐵甲、鐵甲兵、瀾公妾、鐵線婆、大目仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、PonFu、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality [Amboina] Ambon Bay, Ambon Island, Moluccas/Maluku, Indonesia, Banda Sea, western Pacific 
Synonyms Myripristis adusata, Myripristis adustus, Myripristis kuntee, Myripristis melanostictus, Neoniphon adusta, Ostichthys adustus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2008);Randall, J.E. and D. W. Greenfield, 1996. Revision of the Indo-Pacific holocentrid fishes of the genus Myripristis, with descriptions of three new species.. Indo-Pacific Fishes (25):61 p  Bleeker, P. 1853 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Randall, J. E. etc. 1996 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0054858. ASIZP0056545. ASIZP0056563. ASIZP0073187. ASIZP0073188. ASIZP0073189. ASIZP0805612. ASIZP0805613. ASIZP0805614. ASIZP0915612. ASIZP0915613. ASIZP0915614. FRIP22313. NMMBP00165. NMMBP06516. NTUM04912.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Shadowfin soldierfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI spines and 14-16 soft rays; anal fin with IV spines and 12-14 soft rays. Pale salmon pink; edges of scales dorsally on body deep blue to black; median fins with broad black outer border. Inner pectoral fin axil naked except for one (rarely two) moderate scales on lower half.
habitats Usually inhabits coral-rich areas of drop-offs and steep channel slopes from below the effects of surge to over 25 m. Occurs singly or in small groups, sometimes with other species. A nocturnal species hiding in caves or beneath ledges by day, feeds on pl 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Natal, South Africa and east to the Society Tuamoto and the Line islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef. Throughout Micronesia. It has not been reported from the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Oman 
Utility Commercial food species.