Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Beryciformes  
 Family Holocentridae  
 Genus Ostichthys  
  Ostichthys kaianus  (Günther, 1880) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Myripristis guezeiMyripristis kaianus  details
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
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
Character: Dorsal fin with XII spines and 13 soft rays; anal fin with IV spines and 11 soft rays. Body red, with a series of silvery white streaks forming a longitudinal white line along each row of scales, fins reddish white. 
Habitat: Attains max size 36 cm TL. Inhabit bathydemersal marine environment, depth range 310 - 640m. 
Distribution: Indian Ocean: Reunion and northwestern Australia. Weston Pacific: Indonesia and New Guinea, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. 
Utility: Commercial species, edible. 
Name Code: 380925
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