Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Lutjanidae  
 Genus Etelis  
  Etelis radiosus  Anderson, 1981 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body slender and elongate. Head small, eye large; snout short slightly larger than eye diameter; interorbital space flat; lower jaw projecting; maxilla scaled, extending to below rear half of eye; both jaws with bands of small conical to canine teeth; vomerine tooth patch arch-shaped; gill rakers on lower limb of first gill arch (including rudiments) 20 or 21. First dorsal fin with X spines and 11 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 8 soft rays; pectoral fins with 16 rays; dorsal and anal fin bases scaleless; caudal fin forked. Scale rows on back parallel with lateral line. Colour in mainly red, lighter on lower sides and belly. 
Habitat: Inhabits rocky bottoms at depths between about 90 and 200 m. Feeds mainly on fishes. 
Distribution: Widely distributed in the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean from Samoa to Sri Lanka, and northward to southern Japan. It is found in eastern and southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility: An important food fish, marketed fresh. 
Name Code: 382095
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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