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Plectorhinchus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Diagonal-banded Sweetlips; Goldman's Sweetlips; Lined Blubber-lips; Lined Sweetlips; Many-lined Sweetlips; Plectorhinchus goldmanni Bleeker, 1853; Diagramma goldmanni Bleeker, 1853; Perca lineata Linnaeus, 1758; Yellowbanded Sweetlips

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Haemulidae  
 Genus Plectorhinchus  
  Plectorhinchus lineatus    (Linnaeus, 1758) 
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Synonyms: Anthias orientalis Diagramma goldmanni Gaterin orientalis Plectorhinchus cuvieri Plectorhinchus goldmani Plectorhinchus goldmanni Plectorhinchus lineatum Plectorhynchus goldmani Plectorhynchus goldmanni Plectorhynchus lineatus Plectorhynchus orientalis   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); Fish of Japan(Nakabo, 2002); The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays XII-XIII,18-20; anal-fin rays III, 7-8; pectoral-fin rays17. Chin with 6 pores and no median pit containing a pore on each side; chin naked, frequently swollen with age; no antrorse spine; swimbladder without horn-like extensions anteriorly. Horizontal or diagonal bands occurs on both juvenile and adult; numbers increase by age; adult with about 20 black diagonal bands on back. Fins yellow with black spots. 
Habitat: Found in deep inner to outer reef habitats. Occurs singly or in aggregations along coral slopes of clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Juvenile solitary on shallow protected reefs. Feeds on benthic invertebrates in open sand flats and seagrass beds at night.  
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Ryukyu Islands south to Micronesia, Philippines and Indonesia. Taiwan: South, Penghu, Lanyu, Lyudao, East.  
Utility: Commercial fishery and aquarium species. 
Name Code: 381898
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Plectorhinchus lineatus (Linnaeus , 1758)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Haemulidae (Grunts) > Plectorhinchinae
Etymology: Plectorhinchus: Greek, plektos = plaited + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Linnaeus .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 35 m (Ref. 9710 ).   Tropical

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Western Pacific: from Ryukyu Islands to Ogasawara Islands to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 72.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 12 - 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18-20; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 7 - 8. This species is distinguished by the following characters: chin with 6 pores, no median pit; gill rakers on first gill arch 7-11 + 1 + 17-19 = 26-30; D XIII,18-20, 3rd to 5th spines longest; lips fleshy, moderately swollen with age; scales ctenoid (rough to touch); lateral line tubed scales about 54-58; body depth 2.6-2.9 in SL; caudal fin slightly rounded in juveniles, truncate in adults. Colour of juveniles with few horizontal to slightly oblique dark brown bands which subdivide with age until the body appears to be dark chocolate brown above, with a network of fine white lines running up and back, the broad brown bars breaking up into smaller and smaller spots on lower sides; belly white; lips and fins bright yellow, anal and caudal fins dotted with black; pectoral fins with a splash of bright crimson or scarlet red at the base (Ref. 47695 , 90102 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in deep inner to outer reef habitats (Ref. 48635 ). Occurs singly or in aggregations along coral slopes of clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Juveniles solitary on shallow protected reefs (Ref. 48635 ). Generally nocturnal, feeding on benthic invertebrates in open sand flats and seagrass beds at night and conspicuously rests during the day (Ref. 9710 , 90102 ). At Palau, it aggregates to spawn around new moon (Ref. 37816 ). Taken by handline and spear. Marketed fresh, a small quantity is salted (Ref. 47695 ).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205 ).

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Conlu, P.V. , 1986. Guide to Philippine flora and fauna. Fishes. Volume IX. Natural Resources Management Center, Quezon City. 495 p. (Ref. 2858 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

    Not Evaluated

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