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Pomacentrus grammorhynchus Fowler, 1918
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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Pomacentridae  
 Genus Pomacentrus  
  Pomacentrus grammorhynchus    Fowler, 1918 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms: Pomachromis grammorhynchus   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993); Fishbase(2005); Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)
Character: Dorsal rays XIII, 14-15; Anal rays II, 14-15; pectoral rays 17-18; lateral-line scales 16-17; body depth 1.8-2.0 in standard length. Upper and lower accessory caudal rays not spinous. Posterior margin of preopercle serrated. Both jaws with biserial teeth. Predorsal scales reaching above anterior nostril; no scales on infraorbitals. Upper and lower lobes of caudal fin without filamentous posterior rays. Body light brown to tan with a blue spot on upper edge of caudal peduncle. Adults have a bright yellow spot above the pectoral fin base. 
Habitat: Inhabits lagoons and passages among branching corals at depth of 2 to 12m. Occurs solitarily or in small groups. Feeds mainly on benthic algae. 
Distribution: Distributed in the western Pacific, including Taiwan, Philippines, New Guinea, Rowley Shoals, Great Barrier Reef, and Palau (Belau), Truk, and Pohnpei in Micronesia. It is very rare and only found in Lyudao, southeastern Taiwan. 
Utility: No commercial value. 
Name Code: 382385
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