Scientific Name
Pomacentrus bankanensis  
Pomacentrus bankanensis班卡雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Bleeker, 1853 Depth 0 - 12M
Chinese 班卡雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 班卡雀鯛 
Max Length 9 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Banka, Indonesia 
Synonyms Pomacentrus delurus, Pomacentrus dorsalis   
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 ASIZP0057402. ASIZP0059077. ASIZP0059101. ASIZP0059136. ASIZP0059644. ASIZP0070006. ASIZP0071564. ASIZP0073133. ASIZP0073594. ASIZP0073596. ASIZP0803371. ASIZP0806143. ASIZP0806145. ASIZP0913371. ASIZP0916143. ASIZP0916145. BPBMI23183. BPBMI23208. NMMBP00445. NMMBP00452. NMMBP00463. NMMBP00468. NMMBP05334. NMMSTP00097. NMNSF01258. NTOUP201203-093. NTOUP201203-119. NTUM02452. NTUM02807. NTUM03071. NTUM03073. NTUM03074. NTUM03075. NTUM03076. NTUM03077. NTUM03225. USNM00215166. ...List all 41 records... 
Barcode2012-10-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% ,,CO1,100% ,,CO1,100%
Common Name Speckled damselfish; Speckled damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 15-16; Anal rays II, 15-16; pectoral rays 18; lateral-line scales 17-19; body depth 2.0-2.1 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated; vertral margin of infraorbital serrated. Both jaws with biserial teeth. Predorsal scales reaching above anterior nostril; no scales on infraorbitals. Upper and lower lobes of caudal fin without filamentous posterior rays. Body brown, somewhat yellowish on breast and belly; a small blue spot on scale centres; blue lines dorsally on head; an ocellus on rear part of dorsal fin; caudal fin white.
habitats Occurs solitarily or in small groups in lagoons, reef flats, passages, and outer reef slopes. Usually amongst coarse rubble or rock. Feeds primarily on algae, but also takes copepods, isopods, and pelagic tunicates. 
Distribution Distributed in the western Pacific from southern Japan to Christmas Island, northern Australia (Rowley Shoals and Scott Reef), and Fiji. It is a common species in Taiwan except western part. 
Utility Aquarium fishes.