Scientific Name
Pomacentrus tripunctatus  
Pomacentrus tripunctatus三斑雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Cuvier, 1830 Depth 0 - 3M
Chinese 三斑雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 三斑雀鯛 
Max Length 7.5 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔、黑婆(臺東) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Vanikoro I., Santa Cruz Is., sw. Pacific, 11°37'S, 166°58'E 
Synonyms Pomacentrus bilineatus, Pomacentrus catunco, Pomacentrus elongatus, Pomacentrus katunko, Pomacentrus macleayi, Pomacentrus montrouzieri, Pomacentrus obscurus, Pomacentrus punctatolineatus, Pomacentrus vanicolensis, Pristotis fuscus, Pseudopomacentrus wardi macleayi   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1830 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055853. ASIZP0059303. ASIZP0059325. ASIZP0062306. ASIZP0062307. ASIZP0063570. ASIZP0064920. ASIZP0064977. ASIZP0066585. ASIZP0066638. ASIZP0066642. ASIZP0067357. ASIZP0067368. ASIZP0067369. ASIZP0067475. ASIZP0070007. ASIZP0073143. ASIZP0074794. ASIZP0074838. ASIZP0800229. ASIZP0800230. ASIZP0801845. ASIZP0801846. ASIZP0801848. ASIZP0802901. ASIZP0802902. ASIZP0802903. ASIZP0802904. ASIZP0803407. ASIZP0910229. ASIZP0910230. ASIZP0911845. ASIZP0911846. ASIZP0911848. ASIZP0912901. ASIZP0912902. ASIZP0912903. ...List all 57 records... 
Barcode2008-03-25,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,95% 2008-08-28,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-07-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2012-10-15,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Threespot damsel; Three-spot damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 14-15; Anal rays II, 14-15; pectoral rays 17-18; lateral-line scales 17-18; body depth 1.8-2.0 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated; vertral margin of infraorbital finely 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. A dull greenish black species with a small black saddle-spot on the caudal peduncle, edged with blue. Juveniles with a blue-edged ocelli near the end of the dorsal fin.
habitats A shallow water species, solitary, in holes of small rocks on sandy bottom with coral rubbles. Inhabits shallow bays, silty coastal reefs and harbors with sparse coral and algal growth. Feeds mainly on benthic algae. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Sri Lanka, Andaman Sea (Phuket), and Indo-Australian Archipelago eastward to New Britain, Solomon Islands, Santa Cruz Islands, and Vanuatu, north to Japan. It is a common species in Taiwan except western part. 
Utility No commercial value.