Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Pomacentridae  
 Genus Abudefduf  
  Abudefduf septemfasciatus  (Cuvier, 1830) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Abudefduf multifasciatusAbudefduf paeeChaetodon rotundusGlyphisodon septemfasciatus  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal rays XIII, 12-14; Anal rays II, 11-13; pectoral rays 17-19; lateral-line scales 20-22; body depth 1.7-1.9 in standard length; posterior tip of dorsal fin rounded; caudal lobes pointed. Body white to light yellow with 6-7 broad dark grey bars on side; no black spot above opercle and top of caudal fin base.  
Habitat: Inhabits lagoon and outer reefs in shallow areas exposed to mild or moderate surge. Feeds on benthic algae and small invertebrates. Highly territorial. 
Distribution: Widely distributed in Indo-Pacific from East Africa to the Line and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to southern Great Barrier Reef. It is found in southwestern, southern and northern Taiwanese waters, and Lanyu, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility: No commercial value.  
Name Code: 382309
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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