Scientific Name
Dascyllus trimaculatus  
Dascyllus trimaculatus三斑圓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Rüppell, 1829) Depth 1 - 55M
Chinese 三斑圓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 三斑宅泥魚 
Max Length 11 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 三點白、厚殼仔、黑婆(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea 
Synonyms Dascyllus axillaris, Dascyllus niger, Dascyllus trimaculatum, Dascyllus unicolor, Pomacentrus nuchalis, Pomacentrus trimaculatus, Sparus nigricans   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Luh, H. K. etc. 1986 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 Chen, C. A., M.C. A. Ablan, J.W. McManus, J.D. Bell, V.S. Tuan, A. S. Cabanban, K.T. Shao 2004 
Specimen List ASIZP0058093. ASIZP0059216. ASIZP0059263. ASIZP0059335. ASIZP0067045. ASIZP0067067. ASIZP0067301. ASIZP0069585. ASIZP0069884. ASIZP0069979. ASIZP0069985. ASIZP0070015. ASIZP0070546. ASIZP0071452. ASIZP0071481. ASIZP0071947. ASIZP0071948. ASIZP0071949. ASIZP0073119. ASIZP0074510. ASIZP0802326. ASIZP0802327. ASIZP0802399. ASIZP0803372. ASIZP0803373. ASIZP0803374. ASIZP0803375. ASIZP0912326. ASIZP0912327. ASIZP0912399. ASIZP0913372. ASIZP0913373. ASIZP0913374. ASIZP0913375. ASIZP0916901. FRIP21271. FRIP22359. ...List all 56 records... 
Barcode2008-08-28,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Threespot damselfish; Three-spot damsel; Three-spot dascyllus; Three spot damsel; Whitespot humbug; White-spot puller; Threespot dascyllus; Three spot dascyllus; Three spot damselfish; Domino; Domino damselfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XI-XII, 14-16; Anal rays II, 13-15; pectoral rays 18-21; lateral-line scales 17-20; body depth 1.4-1.6 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays spinous. Margin of infraorbital series serrated. Juveniles overall black with scale centers bluish; white blotch on forehead and upper sides; all fins black except the transparent pectoral and outer portion of soft dorsal rays. according to color of adults variable; Geographic and behavioral conditions; no spot on forehead; spot on upper sides very reduced; head and fins normally black; scales with black margins.
habitats Inhabits coral and rocky reefs, juveniles often commensal with large sea anemones, sea urchins, or small coral heads. Occurs in small to large aggregations. Stomach contents include algae, copepods, and other planktonic crustaceans. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Red Sea and East Africa to the islands of Oceania excluding the Hawaiian and Marquesan islands; north to southern Japan and south to Sydney, Australia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility Aquarium fishes.