Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Nemipteridae  
 Genus Nemipterus  
  Nemipterus aurora  Russell, 1993 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Nemipterus delagoaeNemipterus sp.3  details
Citation:
臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Russell, B. C. and H.-C. Ho. 2017. A new species of Nemipterus (Perciformes: Nemipteridae) and first record of N. nematophorus (Bleeker) from Taiwan. Zootaxa, 4231(2):281-288.
Character: Dorsal-fin rays X, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays16. Body depth 3.31 to 3.43 times in standard length. Body pinkish above, shading through pale mauve to silvery on ventral half with 4 or 5 longitudinal, upward-curved silvery-white stripes along the middle of each scale row below lateral line; upper lobe of caudal fin extended into a filament. 
Habitat: A benthic species, found on sand or mud bottoms in depth of 24-220 m. Feed on small crustaceans.  
Distribution: Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to southeastern Indonesia. Taiwan: South.  
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382185
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