Scientific Name
Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis  
Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis明眸固曲齒鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875) Depth 0 - 6M
Chinese 明眸固曲齒鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 羽狀椒雀鯛 
Max Length 6 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Honolulu, Oahu I., Hawaiian Is., U.S.A. 
Synonyms Abudefduf imparipennis, Abudefduf iwasakii, Chromis elaphrus, Chrysiptera prughi, Glyphisodon imparipennis, Oliglyphisodon caeruleomaculatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Vaillant, L. L. etc. 1875 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055188. ASIZP0074170. NMMBP00397. NMMBP00419. NMMBP00451. NMMBP00465. NMMSTP00045. NTUM02855. NTUM02856.  
Common Name Stop-start damsel; Cat's-eye damsel; Brighteye damsel; Bright-eye damsel; Brighteye damselfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII, 14-15; Anal rays II, 11-12; pectoral rays 20; lateral-line scales 19; gill raker 3-4+8-9 on first gill arch body depth 2.1-2.4 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle smooth. Both jaws with uniserial teeth. Overall light grey; caudal peduncle and fin often yellow; a black vertical streak across middle of eye; iris silvery.
habitats Found exclusively in the surge zone of seaward reefs at depth of 0 to 6m. Always remains close to the shelter of small holes or sea urchin furrows in bare rock. Feeds on benthic algae and small invertebrates. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-Pacific from East Africa to the Pitcairn, Hawaiian, and Line island groups; north to Japan. It is found in eastern Taiwanese waters, and Lanyu, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility Aquarium fishes.