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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Plesiopidae  
 Genus Plesiops  
  Plesiops nakaharae  Tanaka, 1917 
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Synonyms:Pharopteryx nakaharaePlesiops nakaharaiPlesiops nakaharoedetails
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Body elongate, slightly compressed. Snout short. A single dorsal fin with XII spines and 7 segmented rays, with deeply incised fin membranes between the spines; anal fin with III spines and 8 segmented rays; pectoral fins with 20 rays; pelvic fins with I spine and 4 segmented rays; caudal fin rounded. Lateral line disjunct and in 2 parts, with a more anterior dorsal lateral line running near dorsal-fin base, a posterior lateral line running midlaterally onto caudal peduncle. Body and fins uniformly dark, and each scale with white or pale spot; preoperculum with small black spots. Posterior of caudal fin with narrow white band.  
Habitat: Occur in coastal rocky reefs. Feed on small fishes and crustaceans.  
Distribution: Distributed in the northwest Pacific, including eastern coast of central Japan, from Izu Islands to Kochi, and Taiwan. It is found in eastern and northern Taiwanese waters. It is found in southwestern, southern and eastern Taiwanese waters; and Lanyu, sou 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 382271
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