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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Stegastes

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Stegastes acapulcoensis (Fowler, 1944)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes acapulcoensis
[Acapulco major]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stegastes adustus (Troschel, 1865)

Photo by Photo by Rocha, L.A.
 
Stegastes adustus
[Dusky damselfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Stegastes albifasciatus (Schlegel & Müller, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes albifasciatus
[Whitebar gregory]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stegastes altus (Okada & Ikeda, 1937)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes altus
[Japanese gregory]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stegastes apicalis (De Vis, 1885)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes apicalis
[Australian gregory]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Stegastes arcifrons (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes arcifrons
[Island major]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Stegastes aureus (Fowler, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes aureus
[Golden gregory]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Stegastes baldwini Allen & Woods, 1980

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes baldwini
[Baldwin's major]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Stegastes beebei (Nichols, 1924)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Stegastes beebei
[Southern whitetail major]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Stegastes diencaeus (Jordan & Rutter, 1897)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes diencaeus
[Longfin damselfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Stegastes emeryi (Allen & Randall, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes emeryi
[Emery's gregory]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm NG
Stegastes fasciolatus (Ogilby, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes fasciolatus
[Pacific gregory]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Stegastes flavilatus (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes flavilatus
[Beaubrummel]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Stegastes fuscus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Gasparini, J.L.
 
Stegastes fuscus
[Brazilian damsel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stegastes gascoynei (Whitley, 1964)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes gascoynei
[Coral sea gregory]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Stegastes imbricatus Jenyns, 1840

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes imbricatus
[Cape Verde gregory]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Stegastes insularis Allen & Emery, 1985

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes insularis
[Island gregory]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Stegastes leucorus (Gilbert, 1892)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stegastes leucorus
[Whitetail major]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Stegastes leucostictus (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Marsden, A.
 
Stegastes leucostictus
[Beaugregory]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Stegastes limbatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes limbatus
[Ebony gregory]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Stegastes lividus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Stegastes lividus
[]



Southeast Atlantic

Stegastes lubbocki Allen & Smith, 1992

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes lubbocki
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Stegastes nigricans (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes nigricans
[Dusky farmerfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Stegastes obreptus (Whitley, 1948)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes obreptus
[Western gregory]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Stegastes otophorus
[Freshwater gregory]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Stegastes partitus (Poey, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Pialek, L.
 
Stegastes partitus
[Bicolor damselfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Stegastes pelicieri Allen & Emery, 1985

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes pelicieri
[Mauritian gregory]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Stegastes pictus (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Stegastes pictus
[Yellowtip damselfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Stegastes planifrons (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Stegastes planifrons
[Threespot damselfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Stegastes punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes punctatus
[Blunt snout gregory]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Stegastes rectifraenum (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes rectifraenum
[Cortez damselfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Stegastes redemptus (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stegastes redemptus
[Clarion major]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Stegastes rocasensis (Emery, 1972)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Stegastes rocasensis
[Rocas gregory]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Stegastes sanctaehelenae (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes sanctaehelenae
[]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Stegastes sanctipauli Lubbock & Edwards, 1981

Photo by Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Stegastes sanctipauli
[Saint Paul's gregory]



Southwest Atlantic

Stegastes uenfi Novelli, Nunan & Lima, 2000

Photo by Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.
 
Stegastes uenfi
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Stegastes variabilis (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Stegastes variabilis
[Cocoa damselfish]
No picture found


 
Stegastes xanthurus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Stegastes acapulcoensis Acapulco major Eastern Pacific 17 TL 1944
Stegastes adustus Dusky damselfish Western Central Atlantic 15 TL 1865
Stegastes albifasciatus Whitebar gregory Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1839
Stegastes altus Japanese gregory Northwest Pacific 15 TL 1937
Stegastes apicalis Australian gregory Western Pacific 15 TL 1885
Stegastes arcifrons Island major Eastern Pacific 13 SL 1903
Stegastes aureus Golden gregory Pacific Ocean 11 TL 1927
Stegastes baldwini Baldwin's major Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL 1980
Stegastes beebei Southern whitetail major Eastern Pacific 15 SL 1924
Stegastes diencaeus Longfin damselfish Western Atlantic 12.5 TL 1897
Stegastes emeryi Emery's gregory Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL 1974
Stegastes fasciolatus Pacific gregory Indo-Pacific 16.5 NG 1889
Stegastes flavilatus Beaubrummel Eastern Pacific 10 SL 1862
Stegastes fuscus Brazilian damsel Western Atlantic 12.6 TL 1830
Stegastes gascoynei Coral sea gregory Western Pacific 15 TL 1964
Stegastes imbricatus Cape Verde gregory Eastern Atlantic 10 SL 1840
Stegastes insularis Island gregory Eastern Indian Ocean 11 TL 1985
Stegastes leucorus Whitetail major Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL 1892
Stegastes leucostictus Beaugregory Western Atlantic 10 TL 1848
Stegastes limbatus Ebony gregory Western Indian Ocean 15 SL 1830
Stegastes lividus Eastern Central Pacific 11 TL 1801
Stegastes lubbocki Southeast Atlantic 1992
Stegastes nigricans Dusky farmerfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1802
Stegastes obreptus Western gregory Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1948
Stegastes otophorus Freshwater gregory Western Atlantic 13 TL 1860
Stegastes partitus Bicolor damselfish Western Atlantic 10 TL 1868
Stegastes pelicieri Mauritian gregory Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1985
Stegastes pictus Yellowtip damselfish Western Atlantic 7.5 SL 1855
Stegastes planifrons Threespot damselfish Western Atlantic 13 TL 1830
Stegastes punctatus Blunt snout gregory Indo-Pacific 13 SL 1825
Stegastes rectifraenum Cortez damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 13.5 TL 1862
Stegastes redemptus Clarion major Eastern Central Pacific 12 SL 1903
Stegastes rocasensis Rocas gregory Western Atlantic 8.5 SL 1972
Stegastes sanctaehelenae Southeast Atlantic 9 SL 1879
Stegastes sanctipauli Saint Paul's gregory Eastern Central Atlantic 9 SL 1981
Stegastes uenfi Southwest Atlantic 2000
Stegastes variabilis Cocoa damselfish Western Atlantic 12.5 TL 1855
Stegastes xanthurus Western Central Atlantic 1860



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