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Lethrinus lentjan (Lacépède, 1802)
Pink Ear Emperor; Pink-eared Emperor; Purple-eared Emperor; Purple-headed Emperor; Red Spot Emperor; Lethrinus flavescens Valenciennes, 1830; Lethrinus fusciceps Macleay, 1878; Lethrinus glyphodon Günther, 1859; Lethrinus mahsenoides Valenciennes, 1830; Lethrinus opercularis Valenciennes, 1830; Lethrinus punctulatus Macleay, 1878; Bodianus lentjan Lacépède, 1802; Pinkear Emperor

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Lethrinidae  
 Genus Lethrinus  
  Lethrinus lentjan    (Lacepède, 1802) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms: Bodianus lentjan Letherinus lentjanus Letherinus leutjanus Lethrinus argenteus Lethrinus cinereus Lethrinus cocosensis Lethrinus croceopterus Lethrinus flavescens Lethrinus fusciceps Lethrinus geniguttatus Lethrinus glyphodon details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001)
Character: Dorsal-fin rays X, 9; anal-fin rays III, 8; pectoral-fin rays 13. Body depth 2.56 to 2.57 times in standard length. Mouth is slightly protractile; lips thick and fleshy. The inner base of the pectoral fin is either with few scales or naked. Body olive-green above, becoming paler below; each scale on back sometimes with white center. The posterior margin of the opercle and sometimes the base of the pectoral fin is red. The pectoral fin is white, yellow or pinkish; the pelvic and anal fins are white to orange; the dorsal fin is white and orange mottled with a reddish margin; the caudal fin is mottled orange or reddish. 
Habitat: Inhabit sandy bottoms in coastal areas, deep lagoons and near coral reefs. Juveniles and small adults commonly in loose aggregations over seagrass beds, mangrove swamps and shallow sandy areas while adults are generally solitary in deeper waters. Feed pri 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: widespread, from the Red Sea, Arabian (Persian) Gulf, and East Africa to the Ryukyus and Tonga. Taiwan: South, Lanyu, North, East.  
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382073
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