Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Plesiopidae  
 Genus Belonepterygion  
  Belonepterygion fasciolatum  (Ogilby, 1889) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Acanthoclinus fasciolatusBelonepterygion fasciatusErnogrammoides fasciatus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999)
Character: Body elongate, slightly compressed. Snout short. A single dorsal fin with XVIII spines and 5 segmented rays, with barely incised fin membranes between the spines; anal fin with X spines and 5 segmented rays; pectoral fins with 18-19 rays; pelvic fins with I spine and 2 segmented rays. 3 Lateral lines, uppermost along back, middle one from pectoral-fin axil to base of central caudal-fin rays, lower one from just above pelvic spine base to above last anal ray. Body brown with series of narrow dark brown bars on sides; breast and lower half of head orange; a white stripe from below eye to upper pectoral fin base; fins mostly brown, the dorsal and anal becoming intensely dark posteriorly.  
Habitat: Found in tidal pools around coral reefs and lagoons.  
Distribution: Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific including Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan and Australia. It is found in eastern and southern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Islands.  
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 382267
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