Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Percophidae  
 Genus Chrionema  
  Chrionema chlorotaenia  McKay, 1971 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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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. Teeth band in upper jaw wholly black. Operculum with two spines. No spines on anterior snout tip. No barbel at tip of upper jaw. Posterior end of upper jaw without dermal flap. Two dorsal fins; first dorsal spine not elongated into filament, with VI spines and 15 to 17 rays; anal fin with 25 or 26 rays. anterior few lateral line scales with prominent ridge running across scale. Body greyish brown, paler below; three dark blotches on side of body; yellow spots before eyes and on operculum. 
Habitat: From 250 to 3500 m depth. 
Distribution: Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Tosa Bay, Japan to the East China Sea, and farther south to western Australia. It is found in southwestern and northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 382238
  
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