Scientific Name
Chromis flavomaculata  
Chromis flavomaculata黃斑光鰓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Kamohara, 1960 Depth 6 - 40M
Chinese 黃斑光鰓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃斑光鰓魚 
Max Length 16 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Susaki, Kochi Pref., Japan 
Synonyms Chromis flavomaculatus, Chromis kennensis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005)  Kamohara, T. 1960 Moyer, J.T. 1977 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kim, Y.U. etc. 1997 Iwatsubo, H. etc. 2013 
Specimen List NTUM02829. NTUM04774. USNM00149154.  
Common Name Yellow-spotted chromis 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII-XIV, 11-13(usually 12); Anal rays II, 10-11; pectoral rays 18-20; lateral-line scales 17-19; body depth 1.8-2.0 in standard length. Posterior tip of dorsal fin rounded. 2 spinous procurrent rays on upper and lower orgins of caudal fin. Body brownish grey; dorsal and anal dark; pectoral fin pale with a prominent black spot at the base; caudal fin yellowish grey.
habitats Inhabits lagoon and outer coral reefs from 10 to 40m depth, boulder bottoms and lava cliffs, in small to large aggregations.  
Distribution Distributed in the western Pacific, there are two isolated populations: (1) southern Japan, Ryukyu Islands, and Taiwan; (2) Coral Sea, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Lord Howe Island and east coast of Australia between Sydney and the southern Great Barri 
Utility No commercial value.