Scientific Name
Abudefduf sordidus  
Abudefduf sordidus梭地豆娘魚
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Forsskål, 1775) Depth 0 - 3M
Chinese 梭地豆娘魚 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 豆娘魚 
Max Length 23 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔、梭地雀鯛、短娘仔(臺東)、鐵婆(澎湖)、黑吶仔(澎湖)、拖棉被(澎湖)、咬仁皮仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality Jidda, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea 
Synonyms Abudefduf tridentatus, Chaetodon sordidus, Glyphidodon adenensis, Glyphidodon leucopleura, Glyphisodon géant, Glyphisodon geant, Glyphisodon gigas   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Forsskål, P. 1775 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0054691. ASIZP0057340. ASIZP0058579. ASIZP0059279. ASIZP0059309. ASIZP0059367. ASIZP0059444. ASIZP0062104. ASIZP0065694. ASIZP0065729. ASIZP0066673. ASIZP0070041. ASIZP0070051. ASIZP0070079. ASIZP0072306. ASIZP0072307. ASIZP0073101. ASIZP0074848. ASIZP0076087. ASIZP0080361. ASIZP0080381. ASIZP0080854. ASIZP0800882. ASIZP0800883. ASIZP0801776. ASIZP0802525. ASIZP0804347. ASIZP0804348. ASIZP0804349. ASIZP0807588. ASIZP0900482. ASIZP0910882. ASIZP0910883. ASIZP0911776. ASIZP0912525. ASIZP0914347. ASIZP0914348. ...List all 137 records... 
Common Name Sergeants; Spot damsel; Yellow-banded sergeant-major; Blackspot sergeant major; Blackspot sergeant; Black-spot sergeant; Gray damselfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 14-16; Anal rays II, 13-16; pectoral rays 18-20; lateral-line scales 18-20; body depth 1.5-1.8 in standard length; posterior tip of dorsal fin pointed; caudal lobes pointed; no scales on infraorbitals. Body white to light yellow with 6-7 broad dark grey bars on side; a black spot at top of caudal fin base.
habitats Inhabits rocky lagoons, reef flat shorelines and piers subject to mild surge; juveniles are common in tide pools. Occasionally forms schools. Feeds on algae, crustaceans and other invertebrates during the day. Highly territorial. 
Distribution Widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific from Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian and Pitcairn Islands, north to Japan, south to Australia. It is a very common species in Taiwan except western part. 
Utility No commercial value. Utilized as a food fish by the Hawaiians.