Scientific Name
Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis  
Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis綠身寬刻齒雀鯛
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Author (Bleeker, 1853) Depth 1 - 15M
Chinese 綠身寬刻齒雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 平頜凹牙豆娘魚 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Ternate, Moluccas, Indones 
Synonyms Abudefduf philippinus, Amblygliphidodon ternatensis, Glyphidodon nigrifrons, Glyphisodon schlegelii, Glyphisodon ternatensis   
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
Common Name Ternate damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XIII, 10-12; Anal rays II, 13-15; pectoral rays 15-17; lateral-line scales 14-17; body depth 1.5-1.7 in standard length. Jaws with uniserial teeth; lachrymal and infraorbitals scarcely covered with scales; generally bluish green; small black spot on upper part of pecteral base; dorsal and anal fin pale; belly and pelvic fin pale to light blue.
habitats Common among coral-rich areas of sheltered coastal reefs, with algae and staghorn corals to about 15 m depth. They spawn in groups and each pair claims a small section of the reef. Eggs are laid on a cleared section of the coral and guarded by the parents 
Distribution Distributed western Pacific from Indonesia to Solomon Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands; Belau in Micronesia. It is very rare and only found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.