Scientific Name
Abudefduf bengalensis  
Abudefduf bengalensis孟加拉豆娘魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bloch, 1787) Depth 0 - 6M
Chinese 孟加拉豆娘魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 孟加拉豆娘魚 
Max Length 17 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔、孟加拉雀鯛、咬撥婆(澎湖)、黑蓋仔(澎湖)、咬仁皮仔(澎湖)、黑花咬者婆(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Bengal 
Synonyms Abudefduf septemfasciatus, Chaetodon bengalensis, Glyphidodon affinis, Glyphisodon palmeri, Labrus macrogaster   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List AMNH90083. ASIZP0054476. ASIZP0060023. ASIZP0066610. ASIZP0066640. ASIZP0067130. ASIZP0067516. ASIZP0071013. ASIZP0072308. ASIZP0801800. ASIZP0801801. ASIZP0801802. ASIZP0802801. ASIZP0911800. ASIZP0911801. ASIZP0911802. ASIZP0912801. ASIZP0916919. BPBMI23048. MTP0046. MTP0087. NMNSF00673. NTMP0118. NTMP0890. NTOUP200712-086. NTOUP200712-102. NTOUP200712-182. NTUM00038Paratype. NTUM01296. NTUM03010. NTUM03294. NTUM03295. NTUM03296. NTUM03297. NTUM03298. NTUM03299. NTUM03300. ...List all 57 records... 
Barcode2007-01-30,柯慧玲,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%
Common Name Sergeant-major; Sergeants; Bengal sergeant; Bengal's sergeant; Narrow-banded sergeant major 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 13-15; Anal rays II, 13-14; pectoral rays 16-20; lateral-line scales 19-23; body depth 1.6-2.0 in standard length; caudal lobes rounded. Body white to light grey with 6-7 black bands.
habitats Occurs singly or in small groups in inshore reef and lagoon environments; depth rahge 0.5-6 m. Feeds on algae, gastropods, and small crabs. Highly territorial. 
Distribution Widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from eastern Indian Ocean, north to Japan, south to Australia. It is a common species in Taiwan except weastern part. 
Utility No commercial value.