Scientific Name
Centropyge vrolikii  
Centropyge vrolikii福氏刺尻魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1853) Depth 2 - 20M
Chinese 福氏刺尻魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 蓋刺魚科 Economic Fish No 
Family F394 Pomacanthidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 福氏刺尻魚 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黑尾新娘、店窗(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Ambon I., Moluccas Is., Indonesia 
Synonyms Centropyge vrolicki, Centropyge vroliki, Holacanthus vrolikii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0057095. ASIZP0057330. ASIZP0057515. ASIZP0058132. ASIZP0059080. ASIZP0059235. ASIZP0059237. ASIZP0059291. ASIZP0059414. ASIZP0069629. ASIZP0073614. ASIZP0078420. ASIZP0806163. ASIZP0807259. ASIZP0916163. ASIZP0916806. ASIZP0916807. ASIZP0917259. NMMBP00905. NMMBP05602. NMMSTP00390. NTMP0507. NTOUP200712-120. NTOUP200712-124. NTOUP200801-044. NTOUP201009-465. NTOUP201203-088. NTOUP201207-592. NTOUP201207-721. NTUM00646. NTUM00648. NTUM00649. NTUM00650. NTUM00651. NTUM00687. NTUM00692. NTUM00710. ...List all 44 records... 
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Common Name Pearl-scaled angelfish; Pearlscale angelfish; Pearl scalled angelfish; Angel abu polos 
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 15-16 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 16 soft rays; caudal fin rounded. Pale tan or light brown becoming blackish on the posterior third of the body and the adjacent fins; scales on the light portion with white centers; the edge of the gill opening, and the base of the pectoral fins orange; the rear portion of the dorsal and anal fins, and the caudal fin with submarginal narrow blue line. Juvenile similar to adult.
habitats Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs, mainly in coral rich areas at depths of 3 to 15 m. Feeds on algae. Forms harems of 3-7 individuals. 
Distribution Widely distributed in Indo-Pacific from East Africa to the Marshalls and Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia. It is found in weastern, eastern and southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Marine aquarium fish.