Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Lethrinidae  
 Genus Lethrinus  
  Lethrinus xanthochilus  Klunzinger, 1870 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Lethrinella xanthocheilusLethrinella xanthochilaLethrinus xanthocheilusLethrinus xantochilus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays X, 9; anal-fin rays III, 8; pectoral-fin rays 13. Body depth 2.6-2.9 in standard length; cheek scaleless; inner base of pectoral fin scalesless; no molars in jaws; 4 1/2 to 5 scale rows above lateral line; a distinct angularity in dorsal profile of head above front of eye; olive or grayish with yellow or orange upper lip, sometimes indistinct dark spots scattered on sides; a red spot often present at upper base of pectoral fin. 
Habitat: Large solitary individuals frequently sighted on reefs. 
Distribution: Taiwan: South, Lyudao. 
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382081
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