Collection ID: NMMBOL000628
Scientific Name: Hemigymnus melapterus
Author: (Bloch, 1791)
Family: F412  Labridae
Collect Date: 2008-09-18
Location Donggang
Longitude: 120.43
Latitude: 22.47 
Coordinate Uncertainty 1000 M
Fish Length: 237.30 mm FL
Otolith Length: 4.07 mm
Contributor: C.W. Chang

 Shape elliptic to rectangular with slightly convex medial face and flat lateral face. Dorsal depression oval, deep. Dorsal margin entire and ventral margin slightly serrate. Sharply rounded at posterior margin. Sulcus ostial, deep. Ostium flared and cauda flared, bulbous postero-ventrally. Colliculum low. Collum raised tubercle to solid bridge. Crista superior and crista inferior well-developed. Neck dorso-ventrally constricted. Rostrum short, rounded. Excisura wide. Notch shallow, angle wide.

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