Scientific Name
Pristicon trimaculatus
Pristicon trimaculatus三斑鋸鰓天竺鯛
by: ©Winterbottom, Richard
Author (Cuvier, 1828) Depth 1 - 34M
Chinese 三斑鋸鰓天竺鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 天竺鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F352 Apogonidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 三斑鋸鰓天竺鯛 
Max Length 14.16 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大面側仔、大目側仔、大目丁(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、PonFu、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Buro I., Moluccas, Indonesia. 
Synonyms Amia koilomatodon, Apogon koilomatodon, Apogon trimaculatus   
Reference 1.臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);2. Shao, K. T., and J. P. Chen (1986) The New Records of Cardinalfishes from Taiwan, with a Synopsis of the Family Apogonidae. Journ. Taiwan Museum, 39(2):61-104;3. Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen and R. C. Steene (1990) Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. ;4. Randall, J. E. (2005) Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. i-xii + 1-707. ;5. Fraser, T. H. and E. A. Lachner (1985)A revision of the cardinalfish subgenera Pristiapogon and Zoramia (genus Apogon) of the Indo-Pacific region (Teleostei: Apogonidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 412: i-iii + 1-47.   Cuvier, G. etc. 1828 Shao, K.T. etc. 1986 Randall, J. E., G. R. Allen etc. 1990 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Mabuchi, K. , T. H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma etc. 2014 
Specimen List ASIZP0056994. ASIZP0057481. ASIZP0058198. ASIZP0063592. ASIZP0070845. ASIZP0072448. ASIZP0072449. ASIZP0804316. ASIZP0805134. ASIZP0805135. ASIZP0914316. ASIZP0915138. ASIZP0915139.  
Barcode2011-07-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Threespot cardinalfish; Three-spot cardinalfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 9; anal-fin rays II, 8; pectoral-fin rays 14. Adults dusky; juveniles have intense dark markings on a light background. Body with two vertical stripes; a pair of uroneurals present; no canine-like teeth; preopercular ridge strongly serrated; supramaxilla absent; caudal fin forked.
habitats Inhabits inshore coral reefs. Nocturnal species. Feeds on zooplankton and other small benthic invertebrates. 
Distribution Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to Western Australia and the southern Great Barrier Reef, east to Samoa and the Marshall Islands. 
Utility No commercial value.