Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Pomacentridae  
 Genus Teixeirichthys  
  Teixeirichthys jordani  (Rutter, 1897) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Pomacentrus formosanusPomacentrus jordaniPomacentrus polylepisPristotis jordaniTeixeirichthys formosanusTeixeirichthys mossambicusTeixeirichthys obtusirostris  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: 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. 
Habitat: 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. 
Name Code: 382407
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