Collection ID: NMMBOL001296
Scientific Name: Novaculichthys taeniourus
Author: (Lacepède, 1801)
Family: F412  Labridae
Collect Date: 2009-11-14
Location Hengchun
Longitude: 120.74
Latitude: 22.01 
Coordinate Uncertainty 1000 M
Fish Length: 215.58 mm TL
Otolith Length: 2.86 mm
Contributor: C.W. Chang

 Shape oval with slightly convex medial face and flat lateral face. Dorsal margin entire and ventral margin serrate, irregular and digitate. Tapering and sharply rounded at posterior margin. Sulcus ostio-pseudocaudal, deep. Ostium flared and cauda flared, rounded posteriorly. Colliculum low, higher in the cauda. Collum raised tubercle. Crista superior well-developed and crista inferior well-developed at neck, poorly-developed elsewhere. Neck slightly dorso-ventrally constricted. Rostrum short, broad, rounded. Excisura wide. Notch deep, angle wide.

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