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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Cirrhitidae  
 Genus Amblycirrhitus  
  Amblycirrhitus bimacula  (Jenkins, 1903) 
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Synonyms:Amblycirrhites bimaculaCirrhitoidea bimaculaParacirrhites bimaculatusdetails
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body elongate; body depth 2.8-3.0 in standard length; snout pointed. A fringe of cirri on hind edge of anterior nostril. Interorbital space covered with scales. Palatine teeth present. A single dorsal fin with X spines and 11-12 rays, a tuft of cirri near tip of each dorsal spine; anal fin with III spines and 6 rays; lower 5 pectoral rays unbrached, the longest ray reaching a vertical through base of second anal spine; caudal fin emarginate. Lateral line complete, with 40-42 scales; 3 rows of scales above lateral line; 4 or 5 rows of large scales on cheek. Body with ten brownish red bars or rows of large spots; a large black spot on opercle and a second at rear base of dorsal fin.  
Habitat: A secretive species remaining in or near interstices of rock, coral, or rubble. Moderately common in seaward reefs in areas exposed to moderate surge or currents.  
Distribution: Distributed in the Indo-Pacific from East Africa to Mangaréva, Tuamoto Islands and the Hawaiian Islands, north to Taiwan; throughout Micronesia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters.  
Utility: Aquarium fishes. 
Name Code: 381626
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