Scientific Name
Centropyge bicolor  
Centropyge bicolor二色刺尻魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch, 1787) Depth 1 - 10M
Chinese 二色刺尻魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蓋刺魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F394 Pomacanthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 二色刺尻魚 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 雙色神仙、黃鸝神仙、店窗(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Indies 
Synonyms Centropyge bicolour, Chaetodon bicolor   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0054121. ASIZP0055138. ASIZP0058133. ASIZP0058134. ASIZP0059283. ASIZP0059609. ASIZP0060762. NMMBP02533. NMMBP05277. NMMSTP00060. NTMP0127. NTMP1163. NTUM00637. NTUM00638. NTUM00639. NTUM00640. NTUM00641. NTUM00642. NTUM00643. NTUM00644. NTUM00645. NTUM00696. NTUM00717. NTUM00718. NTUM08003. NTUM08004. NTUM08007. NTUM08012. NTUM08013. NTUM08648.  
Common Name Two-colored angelfish; Two coluored angelfish; Bicolor angelfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body short and deep, and strongly compressed. Preorbital bone convex and without strong spines. 1 prominent spines at angle of preopercle. Ventral edge of interopercle serrated. Eye moderately small. Mouth small, terminal, protractile, gape not extending to anterior rim or orbit. Dorsal fin with XV spines and 14 or 15 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 17-18 soft rays; caudal fin rounded. Head and anterior half of trunk yellow with a blue blotch over the eye. Posterior half of trunk and tail blue. Caudal fin yellow.
habitats Inhabits lagoon, channel, or protected seaward reef slopes, drop offs, coral and rubble areas at depths of 3 to 20 m. Usually in pairs or in small groups. Feeds on algae, small crustaceans and worms. Darts from one hiding place to the next. 
Distribution Widely distributed in Indo-Pacific from East Africa to the Samoan and Phoenix Islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia. It is found in eastern and southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.