Scientific Name
Parapercis xanthozona  
Parapercis xanthozona黃紋擬鱸
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1849) Depth 10 - 20M
Chinese 黃紋擬鱸 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 擬鱸科 Economic Fish No 
Family F435 Pinguipedidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃紋擬鱸 
Max Length 23 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 海狗甘仔、狗、舉目魚、雨傘閂、花狗母海、沙鱸、紅帶擬鱸、狗母梭(臺東)、花狗母(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Jakarta [Batavia], Java, Indonesia. 
Synonyms Neopercis xanthozona, Parapercis xanthosoma, Percis xanthozona   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.6(FAO, 2001)  Bleeker, P. 1849 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056317. ASIZP0056854. ASIZP0056855. ASIZP0063667. ASIZP0070821. ASIZP0072225. ASIZP0804851. ASIZP0805003. ASIZP0901268. ASIZP0914851. ASIZP0915003. BPBMI18663. BPBMI23057. FRIP22205. NTUM01645. NTUM05625. NTUM06811. USNM00197690.  
Barcode2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,% 2011-01-15,張家豪,CO1,%
Common Name Peppered grubfish; Yellowbar sandperch; Yellow-spot grubfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body moderately elongate and little compressed. Head pointed; eyes often jutting slightly above dorsal profile of head, oriented as much dorsally as laterally. Mouth moderately large, protractile; recurved canine teeth in an outer row at front of jaws. Dorsal fin with V spines and 21 soft rays, deeply notched between spinous and soft-rays portions, the soft portion clearly higher than the spinous; anal fin with I spine and 17 soft rays; pectoral fins with 17 rays; caudal fin slightly rounded. Lateral line scales 56 to 60. Body yellowish brown; a midlateral whitish stripe extending nearly to end of caudal fin; 8 or 9 Y-shaped dark cross-bars on side of body and about 5 black blotches along ventral contour; many black spots on soft dorsal, caudal and anal fins.
habitats Found in shallow protected sandy areas near reefs of lagoons and bays to at least 28 m, often amongst boulders. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from East Africa to Fiji, north to Japan. It is found in southern and northern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Islands. 
Utility No commercial value.