Scientific Name
Amblyglyphidodon curacao  
Amblyglyphidodon curacao橘鈍寬刻齒雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch, 1787) Depth 1 - 40M
Chinese 橘鈍寬刻齒雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 庫拉索凹牙豆娘魚 
Max Length 11 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔、黃背雀鯛 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality East Indies 
Synonyms Abudefduf curacao, Amblygliphidodon curacao, Amblyglyphidodon curaco, Amblyglyphisodon nudirostrum, Ambyglyphidodon curacao, Chaetodon curacao, Glyphisodon smaragdinus, Glyphisodon trifasciatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  田中洋一,森徹 1989 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0060249. ASIZP0072446. ASIZP0805132. ASIZP0915136. NMMSTP00653. NTUM02845. NTUM03130. NTUM03745. RUSI35052. RUSI35096.  
Common Name Staghorn damsel; Staghorn damselfish; Staghorn; Clouded damselfish; Black-snouted sergeant-major 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 11-14; Anal rays II, 13-15; pectoral rays 16-17; lateral-line scales 16-17; body depth 1.6-1.7 in standard length. Jaws with uniserial teeth; lachrymal and infraorbitals scarcely covered with scales; Overall color is silvery-green hue with 3-4 diffuse dark bars.
habitats Inhabits lagoons, coastal embayments, reef passages and outer reefs. Juveniles often found among Sarcophyton and Sinularia soft corals. Feeding aggregations are frequently observed over growths of the staghorn coral Acropora. Feeds on zooplankton and fila 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Rowley Shoals and Malaysia to Samoa, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef; throughout Micronesia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.