Scientific Name
Chrysiptera cyanea  
Chrysiptera cyanea藍刻齒雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) Depth 0 - 10M
Chinese 藍刻齒雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 圓尾金翅雀鯛 
Max Length 8 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 藍魔鬼、厚殼仔、青魚仔(澎湖)、青紺仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Timor I., s. Malay Archipelago 
Synonyms Abudefduf assimilis, Abudefduf cyaneus, Abudefduf sapphirus, Abudefduf turchesius, Abudefduf uniocellatus, Cbrysiptera cyaneus, Chrysiptera gaimardi, Chrysiptera punctatoperculare, Glyphidodon assimilis, Glyphidodontops cyaneus, Glyphidontops cyaneus, Glyphisodon azureus, Glyphisodon cyaneus ...all 15..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058097. ASIZP0059184. ASIZP0802613. NMMBP00823. NMMBP00851. NMMBP00994. NMMBP04297. NMMBP05538. NTMP0471. NTUM02836. NTUM03051. NTUM03053. NTUM03055. NTUM03104. NTUM03111. NTUM03112. NTUM03113.  
Common Name Sapphire devil; Red tail Australian damsel; Blue devil; Cornflower sergeantmajor; Cornflower sergeant-major 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 12-13; Anal rays II, 12-14; pectoral rays 18-19; lateral-line scales 16-19; Gill rakers 17-19; body depth 2.2-2.4 in standard length. Body moderate to slender. Posterior margin of preopercle smooth. No scales on infraorbitals; cheek with 2 rows of scales. Body brilliant light-blue. This species exhibits a marked sexual dichromatism: juveniles and females usually with a small black spot at the rear base of the dorsal fin and (at least in Micronesia) lack yellow; males sometimes with a bright yellow snout and tail, latter all orange in some regions; also lack the black spot.
habitats Found amongst rubble and coral of clear sheltered lagoons and subtidal reef flats, at depth of 0 to 10m.. Occurs in groups of a male and several females or juveniles. Feeds on algae, pelagic tunicates and copepods. 
Distribution Widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific, including eastern edge of the Indian Ocean and Western Australia to New Guinea, New Britain, Solomon Islands, Marianas and Caroline Islands, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and Ryukyu Islands. Also known from Va 
Utility Aquarium fishes.