Scientific Name
Neoniphon aurolineatus  
Neoniphon aurolineatus黃帶新東洋金鱗魚
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author (Liénard, 1839) Depth 30 - 160M
Chinese 黃帶新東洋金鱗魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 金鱗魚科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F282 Holocentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃帶新東洋鰃 
Max Length 25 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黃帶金鱗魚、鐵甲、金鱗甲、鐵甲兵、瀾公妾、鐵線婆 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean 
Synonyms Adioryx anjouanae, Flammeo aurolineatus, Flammeo scythrops, Holocentre aurolineatum, Holocentrum aurolineatum, Holocentrum diadema, Holocentrus anjouanae, Neonipon aurolineatus   
Reference 陳春暉(2003)。陳等(2010)。  Randall, J. E. etc. 1985 陳春暉 2003 陳正平, 邵廣昭, 詹榮桂, 郭人維, 陳靜怡 2010 
Specimen List ASIZP0062611. FRIP22160. NMMBP02455.  
Common Name Yellowstriped squirrelfish; Yellow-striped squirrelfish; Jordan's squirrel fish; Gold-lined squirrelfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XI spines and 12-14 soft rays; anal fin with IV spines and 8-9 soft rays. Only species of Neoniphon that has yellow body stripes, 3.5 instead of 2.5 scale rows above the lateral line, and a last dorsal spine that is shorter than the second to the last one.
habitats Confined to outer reef slopes. Rarely occurring in in less than 40 m depth, in current prone areas. 
Distribution Indo-Pacific: Mauritius, Reunion, and the Comoros; southern Japan, Indonesia, Australia, American Samoa, Hawaii, Marquesan Islands. Guam in Micronesia. 
Utility Commerical food species.