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Nemipterus zysron (Bleeker, 1857)
Slender Yellow-tipped Threadfin-bream; Yellow-cheeked Threadfin Bream; Yellow-cheeked Threadfin-bream; Nemipterus metopias Bleeker, 1857; Nemipterus mesoprion Bleeker, 1853; Dentex metopias Bleeker, 1857; Dentex zysron Bleeker, 1857

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Nemipteridae  
 Genus Nemipterus  
  Nemipterus zysron    (Bleeker, 1857) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms: Dentex metopias Dentex zysron Heterognathodon petersii Nemipterus metopias Nemipterus nemurus Nemipterus petersi   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993) The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.5(FAO, 2001) Russell, B.C., 1990. Nemipterid fishes of the world. (Threadfin breams, whiptail breams, monocle breams, dwarf monocle breams, and coral breams). Family Nemipterida
Character: Dorsal-fin raysX, 9; anal-fin rays III, 7; pectoral-fin rays16. Body depth 3.91 to 4.25 times in standard length. Suborbital spine absent. Preopercle with 3 transverse scale rows. Pectoral and pelvic fins short, reaching to just short of level of anus. A line drawn up from posterior edge of suborbital reaching the dorsal profile about 2 to 6 scale rows before origin of dorsal fin. Upper lobe of caudal fin produced into a long yellow trailing filament. Axillary scale present. Upper body reddish, silvery below. Yellow stripes in front of eye through nostrils, and from upper lip to beneath eye. Less distinct golden stripe from behind eye to origin of lateral line 
Habitat: A benthic species, found on sand bottoms near rocks. Swims in groups and feeds on benthic organisms. 
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Indo-Malay Archipelago, north to Japan, south to northwestern Australia. Taiwan: South, Penghu, North-East.  
Utility: Commercial fishery species. 
Name Code: 382193
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