Scientific Name
Pomacentrus lepidogenys  
Pomacentrus lepidogenys頰鱗雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Fowler & Bean, 1928 Depth 1 - 12M
Chinese 頰鱗雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 頰鱗雀鯛 
Max Length 9 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Ligpo Point, Balayan Bay, Philippines 
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 ASIZP0059117. ASIZP0069922. ASIZP0803334. ASIZP0913334. NMMBP06106. NMMSTP00022.  
Barcode2015-10-23,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Scaly damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 14-15; Anal rays II, 14-15; pectoral rays 18; lateral-line scales 17-18; body depth 2.0-2.4 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated. Both jaws with biserial teeth. Predorsal scales reaching above anterior nostril; scales on infraorbitals. Upper and lower lobes of caudal fin without filamentous posterior rays. Body bluish-green; dorsal fin with two forms: northern, with all yellow dorsal fin, and southern, with little yellow; caudal fin yellow. Small black spot on the pectoral fin base.
habitats Inhabits lagoons, passages, and outer reef slopes at depth of 1 to 12m. Feeds on zooplankton in the water column, a short distance from the bottom. Occurs singly or in small groups. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific, including Andaman Sea (Phuket), Indo-Malayan Archipelago, the GBR, and islands of Melanesia and Tonga; occurs northward to the Ryukyu Islands. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.