Scientific Name
Stegastes altus  
Stegastes altus背斑高身雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Okada & Ikeda, 1937) Depth 5 - 20M
Chinese 背斑高身雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 背斑眶鋸雀鯛 
Max Length 15 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World Japan to Taiwan   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu、LanI Is.、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Kowan, Okinawa I., Ryukyu Is. 
Synonyms Pomacentrus altus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Okada, Y. etc. 1937 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0056473. ASIZP0059082. ASIZP0059106. ASIZP0059107. ASIZP0059141. ASIZP0059661. ASIZP0060064. ASIZP0065032. ASIZP0066244. ASIZP0066434. ASIZP0066644. ASIZP0067197. ASIZP0070030. ASIZP0071140. ASIZP0074839. ASIZP0800922. ASIZP0801458. ASIZP0801812. ASIZP0802136. ASIZP0802258. ASIZP0802445. ASIZP0803369. ASIZP0910922. ASIZP0911458. ASIZP0911812. ASIZP0912136. ASIZP0912258. ASIZP0912445. ASIZP0913369. ASIZP0916830. FRIP22140. NMMBP05306. NMMBP05371. NMMBP05858. NMMSTP00024. NMNSF00675. NTMP0381. ...List all 60 records... 
Barcode2008-08-28,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-08,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Japanese gregory 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII-XIII, 15-17; Anal rays II, 12-13; pectoral rays 18-21; lateral-line scales 20-21; body depth 1.7-2.1 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 color is medium brown, sometimes with slight diffusion of yellow; edges of scales narrowly bordered with dusky brown; suborbital lavender or blue, and lips pale gray. Pectoral fins translucent with brownish rays and yellow suffusion on posterior edge; a prominent black spot bordered with light blue on the outer part of anterior dorsal spines running from base of 1st spine to distal tip of 5th or 6th spine.
habitats Usually inhabits rocky reefs at depth of 5 to 20m. 
Distribution Known only from Japan and Taiwan. It is commonly found in southern and northern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.