Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Beryciformes  
 Family Holocentridae  
 Genus Plectrypops  
  Plectrypops lima  (Valenciennes, 1831) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Holotrachys limaMyripristis limaMyripristis linaPlectotrypops limaPlectripops lima  details
Citation:
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Fishbase(2008)
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 14-16 soft rays; anal fin with IV spines and 10-12 soft rays. Scale coarsely ctenoid; no pair of tooth patches at front of lower jaw outside gape; color is uniform bright red. 
Habitat: An uncommon inhabitant of reefs; hides in deep recesses during the day and roams the reef at night. Feeds on small crustaceans, crustacean larvae, and small fishes. 
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Hawaii, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe; throughout Micronesia. Eastern Pacific: Easter Island. 
Utility: Not commercial food species; edible. 
Name Code: 380927
  
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