Scientific Name
Amblypomacentrus breviceps  
Amblypomacentrus breviceps短頭鈍雀鯛
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author (Schlegel & Müller, 1839) Depth 2 - 35M
Chinese 短頭鈍雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 短頭鈍雀鯛 
Max Length 8.5 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Indian Ocean, sw. coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. 
Synonyms Glyphisodon breviceps, Pomacentrus beauforti, Pomacentrus nematopterus, Pomacentrus trifasciatus, Pristotis trifasciatus   
Reference Chen, C.H. 2004. Checklist of the fishes of Penghu. Fisheries Research Institute, Council of Agriculture. FRI Special Publication No. 4: 175 pp.(in Chinese)  Schlegel, H. etc. 1839 陳春暉 2004 
Specimen List
Common Name Black-banded demoiselle 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 10-12; Anal rays II, 11-13; pectoral rays 16-17; lateral-line scales 16-17; body depth 2.1-2.3 in standard length. Pearly white, with 3 black bars, the first running across the head through the eye, and other 2 from the back to about mid portion of the side. The adjacent dorsal fin also black. Juveniles with yellow abdominal region, and pelvic fins.
habitats Inhabits lagoon and coastal areas. Found in sandy or silty areas around outcrops of rubble on sand, mud, sponge or rocks. Occurs singly or in small groups. Young often with anemones for protection. 
Distribution Distributed in the Western Central Pacific, including East Indies, Taiwan, Philippines, New Guinea, New Britain, Solomon Islands, and Egum Atoll (Solomon sea). It is very rare and only found in Penghu Islands, western Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.