Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Pomacentridae  
 Genus Amblyglyphidodon  
  Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis  (Bleeker, 1853) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Abudefduf philippinusAmblygliphidodon ternatensisGlyphidodon nigrifronsGlyphisodon schlegeliiGlyphisodon ternatensis  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: 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.  
Habitat: 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.  
Name Code: 382316
  IUCN Red List:VU A2bc     Marine     
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