Scientific Name
Pomacentrus philippinus  
Pomacentrus philippinus菲律賓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Evermann & Seale, 1907 Depth 1 - 15M
Chinese 菲律賓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 菲律賓雀鯛 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Bacon, Sorsogon, Philippines 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Evermann, B. W. etc. 1907 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058670. ASIZP0059191. ASIZP0059411. ASIZP0069885. ASIZP0069914. ASIZP0069990. ASIZP0071497. ASIZP0072437. ASIZP0073140. ASIZP0073141. ASIZP0073142. ASIZP0803341. ASIZP0803342. ASIZP0803343. ASIZP0805123. ASIZP0913341. ASIZP0913342. ASIZP0913343. ASIZP0915127. BPBMI23348. NMMSTP00121. NTOUP201006-349. NTUM02838. NTUM04402. USNM00317290. USNM00317301. USNM00317321.  
Barcode2011-07-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Philippine damsel; Red-top damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 14-15; Anal rays II, 14-16; pectoral rays 18-19; lateral-line scales 17-18; body depth 1.9-2.0 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 dark brow with black scale outlines; caudal fin and posterior part of dorsal and anal fins often orange-yellow. Large black spot covering the pectoral fin base.
habitats Occurs in lagoons, steep-sided channels, and seaward reefs from 2 to over 12 m. Usually found in groups off the sides of vertical drop-offs and overhanging ledges. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Maldives to Rowley Shoals, New Caledonia, and Fiji, north to the Philippines and Ryukyu. It is found in southern, southwestern and northern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Islands. 
Utility Aquarium fishes.