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Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes



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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Neopomacentrus sororius Randall & Allen, 2005

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Neopomacentrus sororius
[Twin demoiselle]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Neopomacentrus taeniurus (Bleeker, 1856)

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Neopomacentrus taeniurus
[Freshwater demoiselle]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Neopomacentrus violascens (Bleeker, 1848)

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Neopomacentrus violascens
[Violet demoiselle]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Neopomacentrus xanthurus Allen & Randall, 1980

Photo by Field, R.
 
Neopomacentrus xanthurus
[Red Sea demoiselle]

Photo by Wolfe, G.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Nexilosus latifrons (Tschudi, 1846)

Photo by Wolfe, G.
 
Nexilosus latifrons
[Coquito sergeant]

Photo by Caiger, P.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Parma alboscapularis Allen & Hoese, 1975

Photo by Caiger, P.
 
Parma alboscapularis
[Black scalyfin]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Parma bicolor
[Bicolor scalyfin]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Parma kermadecensis
[Kermadec scalyfin]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Parma mccullochi
[McCulloch's scalyfin]

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Parma microlepis Günther, 1862

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Parma microlepis
[White-ear scalyfin]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Parma occidentalis
[Western scalyfin]

Photo by Banks, I.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Parma oligolepis Whitley, 1929

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Parma oligolepis
[Big-scale parma]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Parma polylepis Günther, 1862

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Parma polylepis
[Banded parma]

Photo by Yau, B.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Parma unifasciata (Steindachner, 1867)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Parma unifasciata
[Girdled scalyfin]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Parma victoriae (Günther, 1863)

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Parma victoriae
[Victorian scalyfin]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Plectroglyphidodon dickii (Liénard, 1839)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Plectroglyphidodon dickii
[Blackbar devil]

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Plectroglyphidodon flaviventris Allen & Randall, 1974

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Plectroglyphidodon flaviventris
[Yellow-belly damsel]

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis (Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875)

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Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis
[Brighteye damselfish]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Plectroglyphidodon johnstonianus Fowler & Ball, 1924

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Plectroglyphidodon johnstonianus
[Johnston Island damsel]

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

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Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus
[Whitespotted devil]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus (Bleeker, 1859)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus
[Singlebar devil]

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Plectroglyphidodon phoenixensis (Schultz, 1943)

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Plectroglyphidodon phoenixensis
[Phoenix devil]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Plectroglyphidodon randalli Allen, 1991

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Plectroglyphidodon randalli
[Mauritian damsel]

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Plectroglyphidodon sagmarius Randall & Earle, 1999

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Plectroglyphidodon sagmarius
[]

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Plectroglyphidodon sindonis (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)

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Plectroglyphidodon sindonis
[Rock damselfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Pomacentrus adelus Allen, 1991

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pomacentrus adelus
[Obscure damsel]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pomacentrus agassizii Bliss, 1883

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Pomacentrus agassizii
[Creole damsel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pomacentrus albiaxillaris Allen, Erdmann & Pertiwi, 2017

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pomacentrus albiaxillaris
[White-axil damselfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL
Pomacentrus albicaudatus Baschieri-Salvadori, 1955

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pomacentrus albicaudatus
[Whitefin damsel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Pomacentrus albimaculus
[Whitespot damsel]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pomacentrus alexanderae Evermann & Seale, 1907

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pomacentrus alexanderae
[Alexander's damsel]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Pomacentrus alleni Burgess, 1981

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Pomacentrus alleni
[Andaman damsel]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pomacentrus amboinensis Bleeker, 1868

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pomacentrus amboinensis
[Ambon damsel]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pomacentrus aquilus Allen & Randall, 1980

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Pomacentrus aquilus
[Dark damsel]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Pomacentrus arabicus Allen, 1991

Photo by Field, R.
 
Pomacentrus arabicus
[Arabian damsel]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pomacentrus armillatus Allen, 1993

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pomacentrus armillatus
[Bracelet damselfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Pomacentrus atriaxillaris
[]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Pomacentrus aurifrons Allen, 2004

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Pomacentrus aurifrons
[Yellowhead damselfish]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pomacentrus auriventris Allen, 1991

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Pomacentrus auriventris
[Goldbelly damsel]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pomacentrus australis Allen & Robertson, 1974

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Pomacentrus australis
[Australian damsel]

Photo by Satapoomin, U.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pomacentrus azuremaculatus Allen, 1991

Photo by Satapoomin, U.
 
Pomacentrus azuremaculatus
[Bluespotted damsel]

Photo by Tyler, E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pomacentrus baenschi Allen, 1991

Photo by Tyler, E.
 
Pomacentrus baenschi
[Baensch's damsel]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pomacentrus bankanensis Bleeker, 1854

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Pomacentrus bankanensis
[Speckled damselfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Pomacentrus bintanensis
[Bintan damselfish]

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Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Pomacentrus bipunctatus Allen & Randall, 2004

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Pomacentrus bipunctatus
[]

Photo by Bailly, N.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pomacentrus brachialis Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Bailly, N.
 
Pomacentrus brachialis
[Charcoal damsel]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Pomacentrus burroughi Fowler, 1918

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pomacentrus burroughi
[Burrough's damsel]

Photo by Tyler, E.

Western Indian Ocean

Pomacentrus caeruleopunctatus Allen, 2002

Photo by Tyler, E.
 
Pomacentrus caeruleopunctatus
[]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pomacentrus caeruleus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pomacentrus caeruleus
[Caerulean damsel]

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Eastern Central Pacific

Pomacentrus callainus Randall, 2002

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Pomacentrus callainus
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Pomacentrus cheraphilus
[]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pomacentrus chrysurus Cuvier, 1830

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Pomacentrus chrysurus
[Whitetail damsel]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pomacentrus coelestis Jordan & Starks, 1901

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pomacentrus coelestis
[Neon damselfish]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pomacentrus colini Allen, 1991

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Pomacentrus colini
[Colin's damsel]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pomacentrus cuneatus Allen, 1991

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Pomacentrus cuneatus
[Wedgespot damsel]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pomacentrus emarginatus Cuvier, 1829

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Pomacentrus emarginatus
[Outer-reef damsel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL
Pomacentrus fakfakensis Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pomacentrus fakfakensis
[Fakfak damselfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Pomacentrus flavoaxillaris Allen, Erdmann & Pertiwi, 2017

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pomacentrus flavoaxillaris
[Yellow-axil damselfish]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pomacentrus geminospilus Allen, 1993

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Pomacentrus geminospilus
[Sabah damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Pomacentrus grammorhynchus Fowler, 1918

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Pomacentrus grammorhynchus
[Bluespot damsel]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pomacentrus imitator (Whitley, 1964)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus imitator
[Imitator damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pomacentrus indicus Allen, 1991

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus indicus
[Indian damsel]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Pomacentrus javanicus
[Java damsel]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Pomacentrus komodoensis
[Komodo damselfish]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Pomacentrus lepidogenys Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pomacentrus lepidogenys
[Scaly damsel]

Photo by Burt, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pomacentrus leptus Allen & Randall, 1980

Photo by Burt, J.
 
Pomacentrus leptus
[Slender damsel]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Pomacentrus limosus
[Muddy damsel]

Photo by Bajol, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pomacentrus littoralis Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Pomacentrus littoralis
[Smoky damsel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Pomacentrus magniseptus Allen, Erdmann & Pertiwi, 2017

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pomacentrus magniseptus
[Blackfin damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Pomacentrus melanochir Bleeker, 1877

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus melanochir
[Indonesian damsel]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Western Pacific

Pomacentrus microspilus Allen & Randall, 2005

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Pomacentrus microspilus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pomacentrus milleri Taylor, 1964

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus milleri
[Miller's damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pomacentrus moluccensis Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus moluccensis
[Lemon damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pomacentrus nagasakiensis Tanaka, 1917

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus nagasakiensis
[Nagasaki damsel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

South Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Pomacentrus nigriradiatus Allen, Erdmann & Pertiwi, 2017

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pomacentrus nigriradiatus
[Blackray damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pomacentrus nigromanus Weber, 1913

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus nigromanus
[Goldback damsel]

Photo by Yin, Robert

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pomacentrus nigromarginatus Allen, 1973

Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Pomacentrus nigromarginatus
[Blackmargined damsel]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Pomacentrus opisthostigma Fowler, 1918

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pomacentrus opisthostigma
[Brown damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Pomacentrus pavo (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus pavo
[Sapphire damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm FL
Pomacentrus philippinus Evermann & Seale, 1907

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus philippinus
[Philippine damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pomacentrus pikei Bliss, 1883

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus pikei
[Blacklip damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pomacentrus polyspinus Allen, 1991

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus polyspinus
[Thai damsel]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pomacentrus proteus
[Colombo damsel]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pomacentrus reidi Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pomacentrus reidi
[Reid's damsel]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Pomacentrus rodriguesensis
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pomacentrus saksonoi
[Anton's damsel]

Photo by JJPhoto

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pomacentrus similis Allen, 1991

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pomacentrus similis
[Similar damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pomacentrus simsiang Bleeker, 1856

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus simsiang
[Blueback damsel]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pomacentrus smithi Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pomacentrus smithi
[Smith's damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific

Pomacentrus spilotoceps Randall, 2002

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus spilotoceps
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Pomacentrus stigma Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Pomacentrus stigma
[Blackspot damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pomacentrus sulfureus Klunzinger, 1871

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus sulfureus
[Sulphur damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pomacentrus taeniometopon Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus taeniometopon
[Brackish damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pomacentrus trichrourus Günther, 1867

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus trichrourus
[Paletail damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pomacentrus trilineatus Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus trilineatus
[Threeline damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pomacentrus tripunctatus Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus tripunctatus
[Threespot damsel]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm FL
Pomacentrus vaiuli Jordan & Seale, 1906

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Pomacentrus vaiuli
[Ocellate damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pomacentrus wardi Whitley, 1927

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus wardi
[Ward's damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pomacentrus xanthosternus Allen, 1991

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus xanthosternus
[Yellowbreasted damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Pomacentrus yoshii Allen & Randall, 2004

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomacentrus yoshii
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Pomachromis exilis (Allen & Emery, 1973)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomachromis exilis
[Slender reef-damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Pomachromis fuscidorsalis Allen & Randall, 1974

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomachromis fuscidorsalis
[Tahitian reef-damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Pomachromis guamensis Allen & Larson, 1975

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomachromis guamensis
[Guam damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Pomachromis richardsoni (Snyder, 1909)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pomachromis richardsoni
[Richardson's reef-damsel]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Premnas biaculeatus (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Premnas biaculeatus
[Spinecheek anemonefish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pristotis cyanostigma Rüppell, 1838

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristotis cyanostigma
[Bluedotted damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Pristotis obtusirostris (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pristotis obtusirostris
[Gulf damselfish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Similiparma hermani (Steindachner, 1887)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Similiparma hermani
[Cape damsel]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Similiparma lurida (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Similiparma lurida
[Canary damsel]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Rocha, L.A.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Stegastes beebei
[Southern whitetail major]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Robertson, R.

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

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

Photo by Marsden, A.

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

Photo by Marsden, A.
 
Stegastes leucostictus
[Beaugregory]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

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

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Stegastes lividus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Atlantic

Stegastes lubbocki Allen & Smith, 1992

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes lubbocki
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes obreptus
[Western gregory]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Stegastes otophorus
[Freshwater gregory]

Photo by Pialek, L.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Floeter, S.R.

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

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

Photo by Steele, M.A.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Robertson, R.

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

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

Photo by Sazima, I.

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

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes sanctaehelenae
[]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

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

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

Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.

Southwest Atlantic

Stegastes uenfi Novelli, Nunan & Lima, 2000

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

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.

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

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

 
Stegastes xanthurus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Teixeirichthys jordani (Rutter, 1897)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Teixeirichthys jordani
[Jordan's damsel]
398 Species of Family Pomacentridae with Genus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Neopomacentrus sororius Twin demoiselle Indian Ocean 6.4 SL
Neopomacentrus taeniurus Freshwater demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
Neopomacentrus violascens Violet demoiselle Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL
Neopomacentrus xanthurus Red Sea demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 6 TL
Nexilosus latifrons Coquito sergeant Southeast Pacific 30 SL
Parma alboscapularis Black scalyfin Southwest Pacific 22 SL
Parma bicolor Bicolor scalyfin Eastern Indian Ocean 14 SL
Parma kermadecensis Kermadec scalyfin Southwest Pacific 22 SL
Parma mccullochi McCulloch's scalyfin Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL
Parma microlepis White-ear scalyfin Southwest Pacific 14 SL
Parma occidentalis Western scalyfin Eastern Indian Ocean 13 SL
Parma oligolepis Big-scale parma Western Pacific 16.5 SL
Parma polylepis Banded parma Western Central Pacific 21 TL
Parma unifasciata Girdled scalyfin Western Pacific 18 SL
Parma victoriae Victorian scalyfin Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL
Plectroglyphidodon dickii Blackbar devil Indo-Pacific 11 TL
Plectroglyphidodon flaviventris Yellow-belly damsel Central Pacific 7 SL
Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis Brighteye damselfish Indo-Pacific 6 TL
Plectroglyphidodon johnstonianus Johnston Island damsel Indo-Pacific 14 TL
Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus Whitespotted devil Indo-Pacific 10 TL
Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus Singlebar devil Indo-Pacific 12 TL
Plectroglyphidodon phoenixensis Phoenix devil Indo-Pacific 9 TL
Plectroglyphidodon randalli Mauritian damsel Western Indian Ocean 9 TL
Plectroglyphidodon sagmarius Eastern Central Pacific 4.6 SL
Plectroglyphidodon sindonis Rock damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 10 SL
Pomacentrus adelus Obscure damsel Western Pacific 8.5 TL
Pomacentrus agassizii Creole damsel Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
Pomacentrus albiaxillaris White-axil damselfish Western Pacific 7 SL
Pomacentrus albicaudatus Whitefin damsel Western Indian Ocean 10.2 TL
Pomacentrus albimaculus Whitespot damsel Western Central Pacific 7 SL
Pomacentrus alexanderae Alexander's damsel Western Pacific 9 TL
Pomacentrus alleni Andaman damsel Eastern Indian Ocean 6 TL
Pomacentrus amboinensis Ambon damsel Western Pacific 9 TL
Pomacentrus aquilus Dark damsel Western Indian Ocean 12 TL
Pomacentrus arabicus Arabian damsel Western Indian Ocean 11 SL
Pomacentrus armillatus Bracelet damselfish Western Pacific 8 TL
Pomacentrus atriaxillaris Western Indian Ocean
Pomacentrus aurifrons Yellowhead damselfish Western Central Pacific 6.2 SL
Pomacentrus auriventris Goldbelly damsel Western Central Pacific 5.5 SL
Pomacentrus australis Australian damsel Western Pacific 8 TL
Pomacentrus azuremaculatus Bluespotted damsel Eastern Indian Ocean 12 TL
Pomacentrus baenschi Baensch's damsel Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
Pomacentrus bankanensis Speckled damselfish Western Pacific 9 TL
Pomacentrus bintanensis Bintan damselfish Western Central Pacific 7.9 SL
Pomacentrus bipunctatus Central Pacific 5.5 SL
Pomacentrus brachialis Charcoal damsel Western Pacific 8 SL
Pomacentrus burroughi Burrough's damsel Western Central Pacific 8.5 TL
Pomacentrus caeruleopunctatus Western Indian Ocean
Pomacentrus caeruleus Caerulean damsel Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
Pomacentrus callainus Eastern Central Pacific
Pomacentrus cheraphilus Western Pacific 6.1 SL
Pomacentrus chrysurus Whitetail damsel Western Pacific 9 TL
Pomacentrus coelestis Neon damselfish Eastern Indian Ocean and 9 TL
Pomacentrus colini Colin's damsel Western Central Pacific 7 SL
Pomacentrus cuneatus Wedgespot damsel Western Pacific 7.5 SL
Pomacentrus emarginatus Outer-reef damsel Western Central Pacific 10 TL
Pomacentrus fakfakensis Fakfak damselfish Western Pacific 7.4 TL
Pomacentrus flavoaxillaris Yellow-axil damselfish Western Central Pacific 7.3 SL
Pomacentrus geminospilus Sabah damsel Western Central Pacific 8 TL
Pomacentrus grammorhynchus Bluespot damsel Western Pacific 9 SL
Pomacentrus imitator Imitator damsel Western Central Pacific 11 TL
Pomacentrus indicus Indian damsel Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
Pomacentrus javanicus Java damsel Western Pacific 8 TL
Pomacentrus komodoensis Komodo damselfish Western Central Pacific 7.9 SL
Pomacentrus lepidogenys Scaly damsel Indo-West Pacific 9 SL
Pomacentrus leptus Slender damsel Western Indian Ocean 7 TL
Pomacentrus limosus Muddy damsel Eastern Indian Ocean 4.6 SL
Pomacentrus littoralis Smoky damsel Western Pacific 11 TL
Pomacentrus magniseptus Blackfin damselfish Western Pacific 7.6 SL
Pomacentrus melanochir Indonesian damsel Indo-Pacific 7.5 TL
Pomacentrus microspilus Western Pacific
Pomacentrus milleri Miller's damselfish Eastern Indian Ocean 7.5 SL
Pomacentrus moluccensis Lemon damsel Western Pacific 9 TL
Pomacentrus nagasakiensis Nagasaki damsel Indo-West Pacific 11 TL
Pomacentrus nigriradiatus Blackray damselfish South Pacific 7.4 SL
Pomacentrus nigromanus Goldback damsel Western Central Pacific 9 TL
Pomacentrus nigromarginatus Blackmargined damsel Western Pacific 8 TL
Pomacentrus opisthostigma Brown damsel Western Central Pacific 6.5 SL
Pomacentrus pavo Sapphire damsel Indo-Pacific 8.5 SL
Pomacentrus philippinus Philippine damsel Indo-West Pacific 10 FL
Pomacentrus pikei Blacklip damsel Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
Pomacentrus polyspinus Thai damsel Eastern Indian Ocean 7 SL
Pomacentrus proteus Colombo damsel Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
Pomacentrus reidi Reid's damsel Indo-Pacific 9 TL
Pomacentrus rodriguesensis Western Indian Ocean 8.0 SL
Pomacentrus saksonoi Anton's damsel Western Pacific 10 TL
Pomacentrus similis Similar damsel Indian Ocean 7 TL
Pomacentrus simsiang Blueback damsel Indo-West Pacific 7 SL
Pomacentrus smithi Smith's damsel Western Central Pacific 7 TL
Pomacentrus spilotoceps Eastern Central Pacific
Pomacentrus stigma Blackspot damsel Western Central Pacific 13 TL
Pomacentrus sulfureus Sulphur damsel Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
Pomacentrus taeniometopon Brackish damsel Western Pacific 12 TL
Pomacentrus trichrourus Paletail damsel Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
Pomacentrus trilineatus Threeline damsel Western Indian Ocean 10 TL
Pomacentrus tripunctatus Threespot damsel Indo-West Pacific 7.5 SL
Pomacentrus vaiuli Ocellate damselfish Pacific Ocean 10 FL
Pomacentrus wardi Ward's damsel Western Pacific 8 SL
Pomacentrus xanthosternus Yellowbreasted damsel Western Central Pacific 10 TL
Pomacentrus yoshii Western Central Pacific 6.9 SL
Pomachromis exilis Slender reef-damsel Western Central Pacific 5 SL
Pomachromis fuscidorsalis Tahitian reef-damsel Eastern Central Pacific 6 SL
Pomachromis guamensis Guam damsel Western Central Pacific 4.5 SL
Pomachromis richardsoni Richardson's reef-damsel Indo-West Pacific 6 SL
Premnas biaculeatus Spinecheek anemonefish Indo-West Pacific 17 TL
Pristotis cyanostigma Bluedotted damsel Western Indian Ocean 11 TL
Pristotis obtusirostris Gulf damselfish Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
Similiparma hermani Cape damsel Eastern Central Atlantic 16 SL
Similiparma lurida Canary damsel Eastern Atlantic 15 TL
Stegastes acapulcoensis Acapulco major Eastern Pacific 17 TL
Stegastes adustus Dusky damselfish Western Central Atlantic 15 TL
Stegastes albifasciatus Whitebar gregory Indo-Pacific 13 TL
Stegastes altus Japanese gregory Northwest Pacific 15 TL
Stegastes apicalis Australian gregory Western Pacific 15 TL
Stegastes arcifrons Island major Eastern Pacific 13 SL
Stegastes aureus Golden gregory Pacific Ocean 11 TL
Stegastes baldwini Baldwin's major Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL
Stegastes beebei Southern whitetail major Eastern Pacific 15 SL
Stegastes diencaeus Longfin damselfish Western Atlantic 12.5 TL
Stegastes emeryi Emery's gregory Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL
Stegastes fasciolatus Pacific gregory Indo-Pacific 16.5 NG
Stegastes flavilatus Beaubrummel Eastern Pacific 10 SL
Stegastes fuscus Brazilian damsel Western Atlantic 12.6 TL
Stegastes gascoynei Coral sea gregory Western Pacific 15 TL
Stegastes imbricatus Cape Verde gregory Eastern Atlantic 10 SL
Stegastes insularis Island gregory Eastern Indian Ocean 11 TL
Stegastes leucorus Whitetail major Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL
Stegastes leucostictus Beaugregory Western Atlantic 10 TL
Stegastes limbatus Ebony gregory Western Indian Ocean 15 SL
Stegastes lividus Eastern Central Pacific 11 TL
Stegastes lubbocki Southeast Atlantic
Stegastes nigricans Dusky farmerfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL
Stegastes obreptus Western gregory Indo-Pacific 12 SL
Stegastes otophorus Freshwater gregory Western Atlantic 13 TL
Stegastes partitus Bicolor damselfish Western Atlantic 10 TL
Stegastes pelicieri Mauritian gregory Western Indian Ocean 14 TL
Stegastes pictus Yellowtip damselfish Western Atlantic 7.5 SL
Stegastes planifrons Threespot damselfish Western Atlantic 13 TL
Stegastes punctatus Blunt snout gregory Indo-Pacific 13 SL
Stegastes rectifraenum Cortez damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 13.5 TL
Stegastes redemptus Clarion major Eastern Central Pacific 12 SL
Stegastes rocasensis Rocas gregory Western Atlantic 8.5 SL
Stegastes sanctaehelenae Southeast Atlantic 9 SL
Stegastes sanctipauli Saint Paul's gregory Eastern Central Atlantic 9 SL
Stegastes uenfi Southwest Atlantic
Stegastes variabilis Cocoa damselfish Western Atlantic 12.5 TL
Stegastes xanthurus Western Central Atlantic
Teixeirichthys jordani Jordan's damsel Indo-West Pacific 14 TL



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