Scientific Name
Pomacentrus nagasakiensis  
Pomacentrus nagasakiensis長崎雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Tanaka, 1917 Depth 3 - 35M
Chinese 長崎雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 長崎雀鯛 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Fish market in Nagasaki, Japan 
Synonyms Pomacentrus arenarius   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Tanaka, S. 1917 Moyer, J.T. etc. 1975 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055840. ASIZP0057051. ASIZP0058091. ASIZP0061377. ASIZP0061389. ASIZP0072471. ASIZP0073134. ASIZP0805157. ASIZP0915161. NMMBP05494. NMMSTP00711.  
Barcode2011-07-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Sandy damsel; Speckled-fin damsel; Nagasaki damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 15; Anal rays II, 15-17; pectoral rays 17-19; lateral-line scales 17-19; body depth 1.9-2.1 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 light to dark grey or charcoal-coloured, often with vertical blue streaks on scales; numerous blue streaks and spots on head; base of pectoral fin with a black spot; caudal fin whitish; ocellus present on rear part of dorsal fin.
habitats Found in sandy areas of both lagoon and seaward reefs at depyh of 3 to 35m. Occurs in small groups with outcrops of soft coral patches or gorgonians, usually in depths over 20 m. Feeds primarily on zooplankton. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Maldives and Sri Lanka to Vanuatu, north to southern Japan; south to northwestern Australia and New Caledonia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters; Penghu Islands, western Taiwan; Siao Liouciou, southwestern  
Utility Aquarium fishes.