Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Pomacanthidae  
 Genus Chaetodontoplus  
  Chaetodontoplus chrysocephalus  (Bleeker, 1854) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Holacanthus chrysocephalus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body oval, deep, strongly compressed. Preorbital bone convex and without strong spines. 1 prominent spines at angle of preopercle. Ventral edge of interopercle serrated. Eye moderately small. Mouth small, terminal, protractile, gape not extending to anterior rim or orbit. Scale on middle of body with focus before or just on anterior margin of exposed portion. Dorsal fin with XIII spines and 17-18 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 17-18 soft rays; caudal fin rounded. Yellowish brown on anterior of body, becoming dark brown on posterier of body; irregular longitudinal blue stripes on body or restricted to anterior part of body, a blue-edged black spot on the base of pectoral fin. Dorsal, anal and pelvic fins dark brown, has a single blue sub-marginal line in the dorsal fin and two in the anal fin, the outer margin is pale blue; pectoral and caudal fins yellow. 
Habitat: A rare species that inhabits deep rocky reefs. Feeds on sponges and tunicates. 
Distribution: Distributed from the Indo-Malayan region northward to southern Japan. It is found in southeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: Marine aquarium fish.  
Name Code: 382292
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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