Scientific Name
Teixeirichthys jordani  
Teixeirichthys jordani喬氏細鱗雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Rutter, 1897) Depth 4 - 20M
Chinese 喬氏細鱗雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 喬氏蜥雀鯛 
Max Length 14 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Swatow, Shantou, coast of se. China 
Synonyms Pomacentrus formosanus, Pomacentrus jordani, Pomacentrus polylepis, Pristotis jordani, Teixeirichthys formosanus, Teixeirichthys mossambicus, Teixeirichthys obtusirostris   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Rutter, C. M. 1897 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0058678. ASIZP0060328. ASIZP0064686. ASIZP0064701. ASIZP0064730. ASIZP0065913. ASIZP0065940. ASIZP0066000. ASIZP0066588. ASIZP0074484. ASIZP0800016. ASIZP0800017. ASIZP0800018. ASIZP0800617. ASIZP0800618. ASIZP0800619. ASIZP0801764. ASIZP0910016. ASIZP0910018. ASIZP0910617. ASIZP0910618. ASIZP0910619. ASIZP0911764. CAS30595. NMMBP08820. NTMP0420. NTMP0912. NTMP1395. NTUM03092. NTUM03093. NTUM04295. NTUM05052. NTUM05053. ROM71782. USNM00076644Holotype.  
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2011-05-31,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-05-31,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-05-31,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Spotted damsel; Jordan's damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 11-14; Anal rays II, 13-15; pectoral rays 17-19; lateral-line scales 27-31; body depth 2.4-2.8 times in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated, subopercle serrated. Both jaws with uniserial teeth. Upper and lower lobes of caudal fin without filamentous posterior rays. Body bluish grey to brown, often with vertical dark streaks or spots on scales; head with blue spots.
habitats Inhabits seagress beds and sandy bottoms of trawling grounds from 10 to 20m depth. 
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific, including Red Sea and Mozambique Channel; also known from Australia, China and Japan; found in southern western and northern Taiwanese waters, and Penghu Islands. 
Utility No commercial value.