Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Serranidae  
 Genus Chelidoperca  
  Chelidoperca pleurospilus  (Günther, 1880) 
Provider: Chen, Jeng-Ping 
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Synonyms:Centropristis pleurospilus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal fin continuing, dorsal rays X, 10; anal rays III, 6; pelvic fin abdomen; pectoral, rounded, middle one longer than others; caudal fin truncate. First gill arch with gill rakers 4-6 on upper limb, 10-11 on lower limb, body covered with small ctenoid scales; lateral line scales 42-44. Body reddish orange, lateral side without yellow band (compare with Chelidoperca irundinacea); middle lateral side with 5 black blotch. 
Habitat: Inhabitats sandy and muddy habitats in continental shelves edge. Other ecological behavour is unclear. 
Distribution: Western Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan to the Philippines. 
Utility: Small grouper, not commercial food species, edible. 
Name Code: 382523
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