Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Banjosidae  
 Genus Banjos  
  Banjos banjos  (Richardson, 1846) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Anoplus banjosBanjos typus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body high and well-compressed. Head profile steep. Mouth oblique; upper jaw nearly hidden by suborbital bone; villiform teeth on jaws; no palatine teeth. Dorsal fin with X high, flattenes spines, separated from soft part of fin by a deep notch, membrane between spines deeply emarginate; anal fin with III spines, the second spine strongest and longest, ventral fin large, its base behind pectoral fin base; caudal fin slightly emarginate. Body brownish green, faintly striped darker brown. Soft dorsal fin with 1 black blotch. Vertical fins margined white. 
Habitat: Occurs inshore at depth of 175-400 m. 
Distribution: Distributed in the Western Pacific from southern Japan to the East China Sea. Reported from Indonesia and the Chesterfield Island. It is found in western, northeastern and northern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Marketed fresh. 
Name Code: 381390
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