Scientific Name
Plectroglyphidodon dickii  
Plectroglyphidodon dickii迪克氏固曲齒鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Liénard, 1839) Depth 1 - 15M
Chinese 迪克氏固曲齒鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 狄氏椒雀鯛 
Max Length 11 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Mauritius 
Synonyms Abudefduf dicki, Abudefduf dickii, Glyphidodon unifasciatus, Glyphisodon dickii, Paraglyphidodon dickii, Plectoglyphidodon dickii, Plectrogliphidodon dickii, Plectroglypidodon dickii   
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 ASIZP0055104. ASIZP0057338. ASIZP0059118. ASIZP0069577. ASIZP0069597. ASIZP0069603. ASIZP0069919. ASIZP0070507. ASIZP0071448. ASIZP0071458. ASIZP0071459. ASIZP0071462. ASIZP0071920. ASIZP0071921. ASIZP0071922. ASIZP0071923. ASIZP0071924. ASIZP0071954. ASIZP0073128. ASIZP0073583. ASIZP0803352. ASIZP0806132. ASIZP0913352. ASIZP0916132. BPBMI23207. NMMBP05535. NMMSTP00710. NTOUP200801-034. NTOUP200801-050. NTUM02850. NTUM02851. NTUM02852. NTUM02853. NTUM02854. USNM00275502. USNM00275503. ...List all 36 records... 
Common Name Dick's damsel; Blackbar devil; Narrowbar damsel; Narrow bar devil 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII, 16-18; Anal rays II, 14-16; pectoral rays 17-19; lateral-line scales 19-22; gill raker 4-5+13-14 on first gill arch; body depth 1.8-1.9 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle smooth. Both jaws with uniserial teeth. Mainly tan with narrow brown scale outlines; a conspicuous black bar across posterior part of body, about 4 scales wide; Anterior part of dorsal fin with black blotch. caudal peduncle and fin white; pectoral fins yellow.
habitats Inhabits coral-rich and surge areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs at depth of 1 to 15m. Commonly associated with Pocillopora or Acropora corals. Feeds on filamentous algae, small benthic invertebrates, and occasionally small fishes. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-Pacific from East Africa to the Line and Tuamoto islands, north to Japan, south to Australia. It is found in southern and northeastern Taiwanese waters; and Siao Liouciou, southwestern Taiwan and Lanyu, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility Aquarium fishes.