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Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801)

Scissortail sergeant

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Pomacentridae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Lakshadweep and Tamil Nadu. Pacific ocean- Red Sea to Pinda, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands, Mozambique and the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan.
Laccadives, Kerala, Coast of India . Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to Pinda, Mozambique and the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands. Not recorded from the Hawaiian Islands.
Synonyms
Labrus sexfasciatus  (Lacepède, 1801)
Glyphisodon coelestinus (Cuvier, 1830)
Abudefduf coelestinus (Cuvier, 1830)
Type specimen
Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801) coelestinus, Glyphisodon Cuvier [G.] (ex Solander) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:464, Pl. 135 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 5] Syntypes: MNHN 0000-5136 (1) Malabar, A-0121 (2, poor condition) Indian Ocean. Synonym: Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801), Labrus sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801), Glyphisodon coelestinus(Cuvier, 1830), Abudefduf coelestinus (Cuvier, 1830).  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 D. XIII, 13; A. II, 12-13; P. ii, 16-17; V. I, 5. L1. 19-20+7-9; Ltr. 3½+1+11 Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801) coelestinus, Glyphisodon Cuvier [G.] (ex Solander) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:464, Pl. 135 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 5]
2 A whitish damselfish with five relatively narrow dark bars on the head and body, and a broad dark streak along each caudal-fin lobe. Differs from the closely related A. bengalensis by having black streaks on the caudal fin lobes, and from A. vaigiensis in D: XIII, 12-16; A: II, 12-14; P: ii, 16-17; V: I, 5 Dianne J. Bray, Abudefduf sexfasciatus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 28 Sep 2017, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/308. enkins, A., Carpenter, K.E., Allen, G. & Yeeting, B. 2017. Abudefduf sexfasciatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T188557A1892616. Kapoor, D., R. Dayal and A.G. Ponniah, 2002. Fish biodiversity of India. National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources Lucknow, India.775 p.
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