Scientific Name
Chromis albomaculata  
Chromis albomaculata白斑光鰓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Kamohara, 1960 Depth 12 - 40M
Chinese 白斑光鰓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 白斑光鰓魚 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kashiwajima, Kochi Pref., Japan 
Synonyms Chromis albomaculatus   
Reference Lin, P.-L., K.-T. Shao and J.-P. Chen, 1994 Five new records of coastal fishes from western Taiwan. Zool. Studies 33(2):174-176.  Kamohara, T. 1960 Moyer, J.T. 1977 Lin, Pai-Lei. etc. 1994 Kim, Y.U. etc. 1997 
Specimen List ASIZP0056679. ASIZP0069382. ASIZP0069411. ASIZP0069412. ASIZP0801204. ASIZP0801205. ASIZP0802408. ASIZP0911204. ASIZP0911205. ASIZP0912408. FRIP21897. NMMBP08657.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2016-02-03,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2016-02-03,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name White-spotted chromis 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIV, 12-13; Anal rays II, 12-13; pectoral rays 18-19; lateral-line scales 16-17; body depth 1.8-2.0 in standard length. 3 spinous procurrent caudal rays on both upper and lower orgins of caudal fin. Overall color is brown; posterior edges of dorsal, caudal and anal fins lighter.
habitats Inhabits steep slopes and rocky bottoms mainly on offshore reefs from 12 to 40m depth. 
Distribution Distributed in northwest Pacific including Izu Islands to Okinawa, Japan and Taiwan. It is very rare and only found in southern western Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.