Amblyglyphidodon aureus   (Cuvier,  1830) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Size: 13.0 cm TL

Dorsal spines (total): 13-13, Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-16, Anal spines: 2, Anal soft rays: 14-15. Overall color is golden yellow with small bluish or purplish spots on the face.

Synonym (s)
Abudefduf aureus (Cuvier, 1830)
(senior synonym)
Amblygliphidodon aureus (Cuvier, 1830)
(senior synonym)
Glyphisodon aureus Cuvier, 1830
(senior synonym)

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

Habitat:  Reef Associated
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Planktonic invertebrates, benthic algae/ weeds


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2003) Catalog of fishes Available at -
  • 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 -
  • 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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