Scientific Name
Pomacentrus taeniometopon  
Pomacentrus taeniometopon弓紋雀鯛
by: Po-Feng Lee
Author Bleeker, 1852 Depth 0 - 8M
Chinese 弓紋雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 弓紋雀鯛 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Wahai, n. Ceram, Indonesia 
Reference Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Bleeker, P. 1852 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0064976. ASIZP0071945. ASIZP0071950. ASIZP0071956. ASIZP0800253. ASIZP0900112. ASIZP0900118. ASIZP0910253. FRIP21820. NMMBP02288. NMNSF00098.  
Barcode2008-03-25,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100%
Common Name Brackish damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 13-14; Anal rays II, 13-14; pectoral rays 17-18; lateral-line scales 18-19. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated; vertral margin of infraorbital coarsely 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 dark brown, often with vertical blue streaks or spots on scales; numerous blue streaks and spots on head; base of pectoral fin without a black spot; caudal fin and caudal peduncle yellowish; ocellus present on rear part of dorsal fin.
habitats Occurs solitarily or in small groups in lagoons, harbors, coastal reefs and outer reef slopes, frequently among branching alcyonarians at depth of 0 to 8m. Also found in mangrove creeks (sometimes in freshwater), brackish lagoons and shallow reefs exposed 
Distribution Distributed in the western Pacific, including Indo-Malayan Archipelago, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.