Scientific Name
Chrysiptera starcki  
Chrysiptera starcki史氏刻齒雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Allen, 1973) Depth 20 - 60M
Chinese 史氏刻齒雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 史氏金翅雀鯛 
Max Length 7 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黃背雀、斯達克雀鯛、厚殼仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan North、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Outer slope of Osprey Reef, Coral Sea, 13°58'S, 146°41'E, 37 m 
Synonyms Abudefduf starcki, Chrysiptera starki, Glyphidodontops starcki   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Allen, G. R. 1973 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0071562. BPBMI23447. NTUM02796. NTUM03040. NTUM03133.  
Common Name Starck's demoiselle; Stark's demoiselle 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 14-15; Anal rays II, 15-17; pectoral rays 15-17; lateral-line scales 15-16; Gill rakers 20-22; body depth 2.2-2.5 in standard length. Body moderate to slender. Posterior margin of preopercle smooth. Scales on infraorbitals. Body blue, dorsal area from snout to middle of body yellow; black spot near upper origin of pectoral fin; no black spot above opercle.
habitats Inhabits rocky outcrops and crevices that are frequently situated in sand channels on outer reef slopes. Common in deeper sections of the outer reef about 20 to 60 m in depth. 
Distribution Anti-equatorial, from New Caledonia to Queensland and from Taiwan to the Ryukyu Islands; reported from the Loyalty islands. It is found in southern and northern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.