Scientific Name
Centropyge interruptus  
Centropyge interruptus斷線刺尻魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Tanaka, 1918) Depth 10 - 50M
Chinese 斷線刺尻魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蓋刺魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F394 Pomacanthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 斷線刺尻魚 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 藍新娘 
Distribution in World Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North East、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tanabe, Japan 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Tominaga, Y. etc. 1973 Moyer, J.T. etc. 1978 Ralston, S. 1981 Hioki, S. etc. 1987 
Specimen List NTUM06271.  
Common Name Japanese 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 XIV spines and 16 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 17 soft rays; caudal fin rounded. Color in life variable; orange-red with many relatively small blue spots on anterior half of body, and drak blue on posterior part of body; or overall drak blue; caudal fin yellow or pale.
habitats Inhabits rocky and coral reefs. 
Distribution Known only found in southern and central Japan, Taiwan and the northwestern Hawaiian Islands. It is very rare and only found in northeastern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.