Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Percophidae  
 Genus Bembrops  
  Bembrops caudimacula  Steindachner, 1876 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Bembrops adenensis  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2006);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Elongate trachinoid fishes, head depressed anteriorly. Eyes usually large, usually with dorsal iris flap. Interorbital space narrow. Mouth large; lower jaw projecting pass under jaw. Operculum with two spines. No spines on anterior snout tip. No barbel at tip of upper jaw. Posterior end of upper jaw with dermal flap. Two dorsal fins; first dorsal spine not elongated into filament, with VI spines and 14 or 15 rays. Body scales weak ctenoid, comparatively large. Lateral line gently curved above pectoral fin. Body greyish brown, paler below. First dorsal fin uniformly dark, or dark with irregular white markings; second dorsal finwith 1 white longitudinal band. A dark spot on caudal fin in females. 
Habitat: Inhabits the shelf edge on rock bottoms. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Japan and Korea, south to Borneo and northeastern Australia, west to the Andaman Sea and Indian Ocean, and in the Gulf of Aden. Eastern Atlantic: only in the Gulf of Guinea. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 382235
  
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