Aeoliscus strigatus (Günther, 1861)
Coral Shrimpfish; Jointed Razor-fish; Razor Fish; Amphisile strigata Günther, 1861
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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Gasterosteiformes  
 Family Centriscidae  
 Genus Aeoliscus  
  Aeoliscus strigatus    (Günther, 1861) 
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Synonyms: Amphisile strigata   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Body elongate, strongly compressed, and blade-like. Head elongate; snout long, slender, and tubular; mouth small, toothless, located at tip of snout. Interorbital space striated, convex, without a longitudinal groove. Two short-based dorsal fins; first dorsal-fin spine hinged at its base, slightly movable, with a movable spinous ray at its end; all other spinous and soft portions of dorsal fins on ventral surface of body; caudal fin small, on ventral surface, nearly at right angle to body axis; pelvic fins small, with 4 short soft rays, originating at or behind midbody. Lateral line absent. Body enclosed in a flattened, transparent, bony casing with sharp ventral edge. Colour yellowish brown to pale green on back, silvery on sides; conspicuous black stripe running from the snout, through the eye, to the base of spinous dorsal fin.