Scientific Name
Springeratus xanthosoma  
Springeratus xanthosoma黃身跳磯鳚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1857) Depth 0 - 5M
Chinese 黃身跳磯鳚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 胎鳚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F448 Clinidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 黃身跳磯鳚 
Max Length 7 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 胎鳚、狗鰷、黃鳚 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon、Coral&Sand  Holotype Locality Karangbollong, Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Clinus xanthosoma   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006)  Bleeker, P. 1857 Shen, S. C. 1971 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054735. ASIZP0054744. ASIZP0058541. ASIZP0073283. ASIZP0074191. ASIZP0075129. ASIZP0700390. ASIZP0805758. ASIZP0915758. BPBMI19558. NMMBP01104. NMMBP01105. NMMBP01106. NMMBP01107. NMMBP01108. NMMBP05614. NMMSTP00719. NTMP0006. NTOUP200711-045. NTOUP200712-055. NTOUP200801-048. NTOUP201003-208. NTOUP201006-357. NTUM01526. NTUM01527. NTUM01528. NTUM01530. NTUM01532. NTUM01534. NTUM01535. NTUM01536. NTUM01537. NTUM01538. NTUM01539. NTUM01540. NTUM01541. NTUM01543. ...List all 61 records... 
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,%
Common Name Clinid; Weedfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body elongate and compressed. Snout not pointed, its length shorter than eye diameter. Cirrus on the fore-nostril simple. Supraorbital cirrus variable in shape, but usually with a short stalk, spatulate with 5 to 8 leaf-like branches distally. Prevomer and palatines with small conical teeth. Two dorsal fins, first with III spines, second with XXV-XXVIII spines and 4-5 soft rays; anal with II spines and 20-22 soft rays. Scales small and cycloid, embedded by the skin. Ground color of body orangish yellow to dark beown with dark cross bands.
habitats Inhabits coastal esaweed beds in bays. 
Distribution Distributed in tropical Indo-West Pacific. It is a common species in Taiwan except western part. 
Utility No commercial value.