Scientific Name
Pterocaesio digramma  
Pterocaesio digramma雙帶鱗鰭烏尾鮗
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1864) Depth 3 - 50M
Chinese 雙帶鱗鰭烏尾鮗 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 烏尾鮗科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F371 Caesionidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 雙帶鱗鰭梅鯛 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 烏尾冬仔、青尾鮗(臺東)、烏尾冬(澎湖)、紅尾冬(澎湖) 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Amboina 
Synonyms Caesio chrysozona, Caesio diagramma, Caesio digramma, Pterocaesio diagramma   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055438. ASIZP0055867. ASIZP0057517. ASIZP0059002. ASIZP0059585. ASIZP0059694. ASIZP0064857. ASIZP0064948. ASIZP0064964. ASIZP0065180. ASIZP0065181. ASIZP0065182. ASIZP0065850. ASIZP0700008. ASIZP0700156. ASIZP0800174. ASIZP0800175. ASIZP0800176. ASIZP0800910. ASIZP0801037. ASIZP0801038. ASIZP0801039. ASIZP0802410. ASIZP0802472. ASIZP0802561. ASIZP0910174. ASIZP0910175. ASIZP0910176. ASIZP0910910. ASIZP0911037. ASIZP0911038. ASIZP0911039. ASIZP0912410. ASIZP0912472. ASIZP0912561. ASIZP0916847. FRIP21156. NTUM00059Paratype. ...List all 52 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% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-06-13,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-06-13,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-06-13,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Double-lined fusilier 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body fusiform, elongate, and moderately compressed. Two postmaxillary processes; small conical teeth in jaws, vomer, and palatines. Dorsal fin with X spines and 15 (rarely 14 or 16) soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 12 (rarely 11) soft rays; pectoral fins usually with 20 to 22 rays. Scales in lateral line 66 to 75 (most frequently 72); upper peduncular scales usually 12 or 13, lower peduncular scales usually 16 or 17; scales above lateral line to origin of dorsal fin 9 to 11; scales below lateral line to origin of anal fin usually 17 or 18; 4 or 5 scale rows on cheek; predorsal scales usually 26 to 28; dorsal and anal fins scaly, dorsal fin with about 1/2 of its greatest spinous height covered with scales. Body blue to greenish dorsally, white ventrally; 2 longitudinal stripes laterally, lower running from behind upper orbit about 1 scale below lateral line to a vertical at about middle of soft portion of dorsal fin where it crosses and usually passes above lateral line for length of caudal peduncle; upper stripe 1 to 2 scales below dorsal profile formost of length of body, ending dorsally on caudal peduncle; fins white to pinkish; axil of pectoral fins black; dorsal fin slightly dusky distally; tips of caudal-fin lobes black.
habitats Found in coastal areas, primarily around coral reefs, turning bright red. Feeds on zooplankton in midwater aggregations. 
Distribution Primarily West Pacific from Indonesia and western Australia to New Caledonia, north to southern Japan. Recently reported from Norfolk Island. It is a very common species in Taiwan and present in all coastal waters, primarily around coral reefs. 
Utility Moderately important as a food fish. Marketed mostly fresh; sometimes dried salted.