Collection ID: NMMBOL003156
Scientific Name: Chaetodon nippon
Author: Steindachner, 1883
Family: F393  Chaetodontidae
Collect Date: 2010-07-24
Location Nan Fang Ao
Longitude: 121.8668
Latitude: 24.5818 
Coordinate Uncertainty 500 M
Fish Length: 135.61 mm TL
Otolith Length: 4.61 mm
Contributor: C.W. Chang

 Shape elliptic with convex medial face and concave lateral face. Dorsal depression shallow. Dorsal margin and ventral margin approximately entire. Sulcus ostial, deep. Ostium reduced, narrow, fringing rostrum. Cauda elongate, directing ventrally then markedly flexed ventrally at posterior tip. Colliculum low. Crista superior ridge-like before caudal flexion and well-developed posteriorly. Crista inferior well-developed. Neck dorso-ventrally constricted. Rostrum large, rounded. Excisura wide. Notch shallow.

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