Scientific Name
Nemipterus bathybius  
Nemipterus bathybius底金線魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Snyder, 1911 Depth 35 - 300M
Chinese 底金線魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金線魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F376 Nemipteridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 深水金線魚(黃肚金線魚) 
Max Length 20 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 紅海鯽、金線鰱、紅姑鯉(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kagoshima, Japan 
Synonyms Nemipterus bathybus, Nemipterus marginatus, Synagris bathybius   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001);Russell, B.C., 1990. Nemipterid fishes of the world. (Threadfin breams, whiptail breams, monocle breams, dwarf monocle breams, and coral breams). Family Nemipterida  Snyder, J. O. 1911 Russell, B. C. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 吳春基 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055769. ASIZP0055770. ASIZP0060072. ASIZP0061968. ASIZP0061972. ASIZP0061983. ASIZP0065917. ASIZP0070608. ASIZP0079196. ASIZP0700036. ASIZP0700161. ASIZP0800691. ASIZP0805825. ASIZP0805827. ASIZP0900442. ASIZP0900446. ASIZP0900456. ASIZP0910691. ASIZP0915825. ASIZP0915827. FRIP00731. FRIP00737. FRIP20205. FRIP21571. NMMBP08732. NTMP0453. NTUM00985. NTUM02173. NTUM06316. NTUM07105. NTUM07497.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2015-11-01,Yu-Ming Shih,CO1,100%
Common Name Yellowbelly threadfin bream; Yellow belly; Yellow-bellied threadfin-bream 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays 15-17. Body depth 2.93 to 3.52 times in standard length. Suborbital spine absent. Preopercle with 3 transverse scale rows. Pectoral fins long, reaching almost to level of origin of anal fin. Pelvic fins moderately long, reaching beyond anus. A line drawn upwards from the posterior edge of suborbital reaching the dorsal profile in front of origin of dorsal fin. Upper lobe of caudal fin falcate and yellow, usually ribbon-like in adults. Axillary scale present. Upper body pinkish, silvery below.
habitats A benthic species, found on sand or mud bottoms. Abundant in depths between 45 and 90 m, but larger fish generally occur in depths greater than 110 m. Larger fish feed mainly on crustaceans, fish and cephalopods. Young fish eat copepods, ostracods and amp 
Distribution Western Pacific: southern Japan to Indonesia and northwestern Australia. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, North-East, West.  
Utility Commercial fishery and aquarium species