Amblypomacentrus breviceps   (Schlegal & Muller,  1839) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E.

Size: 8.5 cm TL.

Color: Pearly white, with 3 black bars, the first running across the head through the eye, and other 2 from the back to about mid portion of the side. The adjacent dorsal fin also black. Juveniles with yellow abdominal region, and pelvic fins.

Dorsal spines (total): 13-13, Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12, Anal spines: 2, Anal soft rays: 12-13.

Synonym (s)
Glyphysodon breviceps Schlegal & Muller, 1838

Common Name (s)
• Black-banded demoiselle (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Cultured:  No

Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky, Sandy, Muddy, Coastal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) 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
  • 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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