Scientific Name
Plectorhinchus pictus  
Plectorhinchus pictus胡椒鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Tortonese, 1936) Depth 20 - 200M
Chinese 胡椒鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 石鱸科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F374 Haemulidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 胡椒鯛 
Max Length 83 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 加志、花石鱸、番圭誌(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、PonFu、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Bender Abbas, Strait of Hormuz, Iran 
Synonyms Gaterin pictus, Hapalogenys pictus, Plectorhinchus fangi, Plectorhynchus pictus, Plectorhyncus pictus, Plectorynchus pictus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001);Fishbase( 2002)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0064705. ASIZP0064945. ASIZP0065156. ASIZP0065157. ASIZP0065898. ASIZP0070741. ASIZP0700030. ASIZP0700400. ASIZP0800279. ASIZP0800438. ASIZP0800843. ASIZP0800844. ASIZP0800845. ASIZP0910279. ASIZP0910438. ASIZP0910843. ASIZP0910844. ASIZP0910845. FRIP00864. NMMBP00639. NMMBP00650. NMMBP00662. NMMBP01877. NMMBP02523. NMMBP02581. NMMBP03287. NMMBP03962. NMMBP04122. NMMBP05668. NMMBP05676. NMMBP05677. NMMBP06518. NMMBP06519. NMMBP06627. NTUM01194. NTUM01196. NTUM04432. ...List all 46 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-30,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Trout sweetlip; Grunt; Painted sweetlips; Painted sweetlip; Pointed sweet lip; sweetlips; Sweetlip 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays IX-X, 21-23; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays17. Chin with 6 pores and no median pit containing a pore on each side; swimbladder without horn-like extensions anteriorly, body with distinct spots, colour greyish brown, with large round black spots on posterior two-thirds of body.
habitats Inhabits coastal waters. Feed on benethic animals and fishes. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf to Sri Lanka. Elsewhere, eastward extending to China. Taiwan: South, Penghu. 
Utility Commercial fishery and aquarium species.