Scientific Name
Abudefduf sexfasciatus  
Abudefduf sexfasciatus六線豆娘魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lacepède, 1801) Depth 0 - 15M
Chinese 六線豆娘魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 六帶豆娘魚 
Max Length 19 cm TL  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔、六線雀鯛、藍豆娘魚、燕仔殼(臺東)、花翎仔(澎湖)、青尾仔(澎湖)、青花咬者婆(澎湖)、五間雀 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Indo-West Pacific 
Synonyms Abudefduf coelestinus, Glyphisodon coelestinus, Labrus sexfasciatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Lacepede, B. G. E. 1801 Allen, G. R. etc. 1978 Brian W. Coad etc. 1978 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0059286. ASIZP0066599. ASIZP0066609. ASIZP0066635. ASIZP0071309. ASIZP0076076. ASIZP0801795. ASIZP0801796. ASIZP0801797. ASIZP0900111. ASIZP0900119. ASIZP0911795. ASIZP0911796. ASIZP0911797. FRIP20069. FRIP21036. FRIP22136. NMMBP00431. NMMBP00459. NMMBP00987. NMMBP05607. NMMBP05612. NMMSTP00670. NMNSF00672. NMNSF01379. NTOUP200611-795. NTOUP201203-046. NTUM02582. NTUM02583. NTUM02584. NTUM02586. NTUM02588. NTUM02589. NTUM02590. NTUM02591. NTUM02592. NTUM02593. ...List all 66 records... 
Common Name Sergeants; Six-barred sergeant-major; Scissor-tail sergeant; Scissortail sergeant; Sergeant major; Stripetail damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 11-14; Anal rays II, 11-13; pectoral rays 17-20; lateral-line scales 18-22; body depth 1.7-1.9 in standard length; posterior tip of dorsal fin pointed; caudal lobes pointed. Body white to light yellow with 5 broad black bars on side; black streak on each lobe of caudal fin; no black spot above opercle and top of caudal fin base.
habitats Inhabits inshore and offshore coral or rocky reefs. Also in shallow coastal reef flats or crests, usually where lots of tall soft corals or hydroid colonies are present. Feeds on zooplankton and algae and aggregates high in the water column.  
Distribution Widely distributed in Indo-Pacific from Red Sea to Pinda, Mozambique and the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands. Not recorded from the Hawaiian Islands. It is common in waters around Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.