Scientific Name
Amblyglyphidodon aureus  
Amblyglyphidodon aureus黃背寬刻齒雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1830) Depth 3 - 45M
Chinese 黃背寬刻齒雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 金凹牙豆娘魚 
Max Length 13 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔、黑吻雀鯛 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Abudefduf aureus, Amblygliphidodon aureus, Glyphisodon aureus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1830 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0060250. ASIZP0069960. ASIZP0807353. ASIZP0917353. BPBMI23415.  
Barcode2016-01-28,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Golden damselfish; Golden damsel; Golden devil 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 12-16; Anal rays II, 14-15; pectoral rays 16-18; lateral-line scales 16-17; body depth 1.5-1.7 in standard length. Jaws with uniserial teeth; lachrymal and infraorbitals scarcely covered with scales; Overall color is golden yellow with small bluish or purplish spots on the face.
habitats Occurs in steep outer reef, occasionally in deep lagoons and along channel walls at depth of 15 to 45 m, usually in current prone habitats and where there are abundant gorgonian and long sea-whip corals on which they lay and guard eggs. Juveniles in small 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Andaman Sea and Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean to Fiji, north to the Ryukyus, south to Rowely Shoals and New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia. It is rare and only found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.