Scientific Name
Chromis lepidolepis  
Chromis lepidolepis細鱗光鰓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1877 Depth 2 - 43M
Chinese 細鱗光鰓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 細鱗光鰓魚 
Max Length 9 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Timor I., s. Malay Archipelago 
Synonyms Dascyllus caudofasciatus, Dascyllus pomacentroides, Lepidochromis brunneus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005)  Moyer, J.T. 1977 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kim, Y.U. etc. 1997 
Specimen List ASIZP0059108. ASIZP0069976. ASIZP0069978. ASIZP0069983. ASIZP0073106. ASIZP0074244. ASIZP0803370. ASIZP0803399. ASIZP0803400. ASIZP0913370. ASIZP0913399. ASIZP0913400. BPBMI22694. NMMBP03240. NMMSTP00709. USNM00096625. USNM00213671. USNM00220410. USNM00220627.  
Barcode2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Scaly chromis; Brown chromis 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII, 11-14; Anal rays II, 11-13; pectoral rays 17-19; lateral-line scales 15-18; body depth 1.9-2.2 in standard length. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated. At least scales on nape with auxiliary scales. Overall color is olivaceous brown; dorsal fin margin black; black spot on tip of both upper and lower lobes of caudal fin; anterior tip of anal fin black.
habitats Occurs in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs. Aggregates close to shelter. Feeds on zooplankton. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-Pacific from eastern Africa to as far east as the Line Islands, north to the Izu Islands, and southern Japan, south to Rowley Shoals and New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.