Scientific Name
Centropyge tibicen  
Centropyge tibicen白斑刺尻魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1831) Depth 4 - 30M
Chinese 白斑刺尻魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蓋刺魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F394 Pomacanthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 白斑刺尻魚 
Max Length 19 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 白點新娘、蓋刺魚(臺東)、厚殼仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality no locality 
Synonyms Centropyge tibicens, Holacanthus tibicen, Xiphipops tibicen   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1831 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0059213. ASIZP0059317. ASIZP0059653. ASIZP0060467. ASIZP0073617. ASIZP0073620. ASIZP0806166. ASIZP0806169. ASIZP0916166. ASIZP0916169. ASIZP0916808. FRIP21538. NMMBP00612. NMMBP05413. NMMBP05419. NMMSTP00160. NTMP0510. NTUM00652. NTUM00654. NTUM00655. NTUM00670. NTUM00679. NTUM00680. NTUM00719. NTUM06946. NTUM08001.  
Barcode,,CO1,100% ,,CO1,100%
Common Name Black angelfish; Keyhole 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 16-17 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 16-17 soft rays; caudal fin rounded. Overall black with an elongate vertical black blotch on the middle of the upper sides. When small, mainly black with a white bar; the white bar changes to a central blotch and varies greatly in shape and size. Dorsal and anal fins with submarginal blue line; most of the pelvic and the anterior portion of the anal fin yellow. Caudal fin with submarginal blue line.
habitats Relatively uncommon in mixed coral and rubble areas of lagoon and seaward reefs at depths of 4 to 30 m. The largest member of the genus. Feeds mainly on algae. Forms harems of 3-7 individuals. 
Distribution Distributed throughout the Indo-Malayan region and western Pacific Ocean from Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean to Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island, throughout Micronesia. It is found in Taiwanese waters except northe 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.