Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus   Bleeker,  1859 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E.

Size: 12 cm TL.

Juveniles have a conspicuous dorsal ocellus behind a wide white band. Large adults are uniformly dirty bronze in color. Dorsal spines (total): 12, Dorsal soft rays (total): 15 - 17, Anal spines: 2, Anal soft rays: 12 - 13.

Synonym (s)
Abudefduf behnii (non Bleeker, 1847)
(misapplied name)
Abudefduf atrapinna Seale, 1935
(junior synonym)
Abudefduf cingulum (Klunzinger, 1871)
(junior synonym)
Abudefduf corneyi Jordan & Dickerson, 1908
(junior synonym)
Abudefduf leucozona (Bleeker, 1859)
(senior synonym)
Abudefduf leucozonus (Bleeker, 1859)
(senior synonym)
Abudefduf melanozonatus Aoyagi, 1941
(junior synonym)
Abudefduf yamashinai Okada & Ikeda, 1937
(junior synonym)
Chrysiptera yamashinai (Okada & Ikeda, 1937)
(junior synonym)
Glyphidodon cingulum Klunzinger, 1871
(junior synonym)
Glyphisodon leucozona Bleeker, 1859
(senior synonym)
Plectrogliphidodon leucozonus (Bleeker, 1859)
(senior synonym)
Plectroglyphidodon leucozona (Bleeker, 1859)
(senior synonym)
Plectroglyphitodon leucozona (Bleeker, 1859)
(senior synonym)
Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus leucozonus (Bleeker, 1859)
(senior synonym)
Plectroglypidodon leucozonus (Bleeker, 1859)
(senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Singlebar devil (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Aquarium )

Habitat:  Reef Associated
Prey:  Feeds on benthic algae.


• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Wafar, MVM (2003) Checklists of reef fauna Available at -
  • Allen, GR and Mohammed, A (2003) Coral Reef Fishes of Indonesia Zoological Studies 42(1) 26299 Available at - Digital Information Resource Center, Pune.
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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