Amblyglyphidodon leucogaster   (Bleeker,  1847) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E.

Size: 13.0 cm TL

Dorsal spines (total): 13-13, Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13, Anal spines: 2, Anal soft rays: 12-14. Exhibits geographic variations in coloration. Indonesian populations with yellow-orange belly.

Synonym (s)
Glyphisodon orbicularis (non Hombron & Jacquinot, 1853)
(misapplied name)
Abudefduf leucogaster (Bleeker, 1847)
(senior synonym)
Amblygliphidodon leucogaster (Bleeker, 1847)
(senior synonym)
Glyphisodon leucogaster Bleeker, 1847
(senior synonym)
Plectroglyphidodon leucogaster (Bleeker, 1847)
(senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• White Belly Damsel (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
Cultured:  Unknown

Habitat:  Reef Associated
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Amphipods, benthic copepods, fish eggs/larvae, mysids, other planktonic crustaceans


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (2000) An account of ichthyofauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal Occasional paper no 178 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Calcutta 1-434 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • James, C; O'Farrell, S; Hamylton, S; Ingwersen, C and Walker, R The coral reef resources of Mu Ko Surin national park, Thailand Coral Cay Conservation Available at -
  • Rouphael, T; Turak, E and Jon, B Seagrasses and mangroves of Yemen's Red Sea 41-89
  • Durville, P; Chabanet, P and Quod, JP (2003) Visual Census of the Reef Fishes in the Natural Reserve of the Glorieuses Islands (Western Indian Ocean) Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. WIOMSA 2 95-104
  • 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 -
  • Talwar, PK (1990) Fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A synoptic survey Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 6(2) 71-102 Available at - NIO,Goa

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