Scientific Name
Plectranthias kelloggi  
Plectranthias kelloggi凱氏浪花鮨
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Evermann, 1903) Depth 100 - 360M
Chinese 凱氏浪花鮨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鮨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F338 Serranidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 凱氏浪花鮨 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 凱氏棘花鱸、花鱸 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Off Kailua, Hawaii I., Hawaiian Is., U.S.A. 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Plectranthias sheni, a new species and P. kamii, a new record of anthiine fishes (Perciformes: Serranidae) from Taiwan(Chen& Shao, 2002)  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1903 Yoshino, T. 1972 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, J. P. etc. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056172. ASIZP0056181. ASIZP0059293. ASIZP0060914. ASIZP0065464. FRIP01216. FRIP22121. NMMBP00793. NMMBP02452. NMMBP03321. NMMSTP00374. NTMP0796. NTMP0838. NTUM03722. NTUM03849. NTUM03850. NTUM04126. NTUM04127. NTUM05656. NTUM06880. NTUM07003. NTUM07080. NTUM07471. RUSI27664.  
Common Name Perchlet 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Base of dorsal spine and ray continuing, with X spines and 14-16 rays, fourth or firth IV longerst; anal fin unith will III spines & 7 rays; pectoral fin elongated, middle ones longer than lateral ones, soft rays 15; caudal fin truncated. Gill rakers 7-10 on upper limb, 13-17 on lower limb of first gill arch. Ctenoid scales, lateral line scales 33-36. Body deep 2.8-3.2 times in SL, body back reddish orange, lateral side with two maroon stripe, caudal peduncle upper side with a maroon spot.
habitats Inhabit deeper rocky reef or sandy area, demersal, carnivorous, feed on small fish and crustacean. 
Distribution Northwestern Padific Ocean, Japan, Hawaii island and Taiwan. 
Utility Small perchlet, not commercial species, rarelly, edible.