Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Pomacentridae  
 Genus Plectroglyphidodon  
  Plectroglyphidodon dickii  (Liénard, 1839) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal rays XII, 16-18; Anal rays II, 14-16; pectoral rays 17-19; lateral-line scales 19-22; gill raker 4-5+13-14 on first gill arch; body depth 1.8-1.9 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle smooth. Both jaws with uniserial teeth. Mainly tan with narrow brown scale outlines; a conspicuous black bar across posterior part of body, about 4 scales wide; Anterior part of dorsal fin with black blotch. caudal peduncle and fin white; pectoral fins yellow. 
Habitat: Inhabits coral-rich and surge areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs at depth of 1 to 15m. Commonly associated with Pocillopora or Acropora corals. Feeds on filamentous algae, small benthic invertebrates, and occasionally small fishes. 
Distribution: Distributed in the Indo-Pacific from East Africa to the Line and Tuamoto islands, north to Japan, south to Australia. It is found in southern and northeastern Taiwanese waters; and Siao Liouciou, southwestern Taiwan and Lanyu, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility: Aquarium fishes. 
Name Code: 382373
  
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