Scientific Name
Stegastes albifasciatus  
Stegastes albifasciatus白帶高身雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Schlegel & Müller, 1839) Depth 0 - 4M
Chinese 白帶高身雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 白帶眶鋸雀鯛 
Max Length 13 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、North East、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Ne. coast of Sulawesi [Celebes], Indonesia 
Synonyms Eupomacentrus albifasciatus, Eupomacentrus albofasciatus, Parapomacentrus albifasciatus, Pomacentrus albifasciatus, Pomacentrus albofasciatus, Pomacentrus eclipticus, Pomacentrus leucopleura   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Schlegel, H. etc. 1839 Donaldson, T.J. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0055842. ASIZP0055844. ASIZP0055845. ASIZP0055856. ASIZP0057049. ASIZP0057050. ASIZP0071187. ASIZP0073148. NMMBP05329. NMMBP05832. NMNSF01557. NTUM02791. USNM00275919.  
Common Name White-bar gregory; Whitebar gregory 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII, 15-16; Anal rays II, 12-14; pectoral rays 18-20; lateral-line scales 18-19; body depth 1.8-2.1 times in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated, subopercle smooth. Both jaws with uniserial teeth. Upper and lower lobes of caudal fin without filamentous posterior rays. Body dark brown to blackish; suborbital mostly blue with blue spots on side of head; most scales on side of body with blue transverse streak. Fins dark brown to blackish except pectorals which are translucent with dusky rays. Pectorals with scaly inner base and pupil-sized black spot at the base of uppermost rays; a black spot (maybe bordered anteriorly with white) at base of posterior dorsal rays, slightly extending onto dorsal edge of caudal peduncle; with or without white bar across posterior half of body.
habitats A territorial herbivore that inhabits reef flats, shallow lagoons, and semi-sheltered reef margins; common among patches of rubble or porous reef rock, surrounded by live coral, particularly in areas of mild surge. Also in high energy zones with mixed cor 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-Pacific from Seychelles and Reunion to the Line and Tuamoto Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia; throughout Micronesia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters; Lyudao and Lanyu, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.