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Bluefin Damselfish (Neoglyphidodon melas)

Bluefin Damselfish (Neoglyphidodon melas)

Bluefin Damselfish (Neoglyphidodon melas) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Black Damselfish, Bowtie Damselfish, Yellow-back Damsel, and Royal Damsel is found among coral reefs and lagoons throughout the Indo West Pacific. In the Indian Ocean; Bluefin Damselfish are widely distributed around eastern Africa, the Red Sea, the Persian Gulf, Madagascar, the Seychelles, the […]

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Pink Smith Damselfish (Pomacentrus smithi)

Pink Smith Damselfish (Pomacentrus smithi)

Pink Smith Damselfish (Pomacentrus smithi) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Smith’s Damselfish is a Western Central Pacific species found in the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, New Hebrides and the Andaman Sea. Pomacentrus smithi are a relatively peaceful, non migratory, reef associated midwater species that occasionally make their way into […]

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Ternate Damselfish (amblyglyphidodon ternatensis)

Ternate Damselfish (Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis)

Ternate Damselfish (Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Lemon Chromis are only found in the Coral triangle region of the Western Pacific from Indonesia to Solomon Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands (Nansei Islands); and Belau in Micronesia. Adult Ternate Damselfish are found alone, in pairs, but more often in small […]

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Regal Damselfish (Neopomacentrus cyanomos)

Regal Damselfish (Neopomacentrus cyanomos)

The Regal Damselfish (Neopomacentrus cyanomos) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Regal Demoiselle, Cresecent Damselfish, Violet Damselfish, Yellow-tailed Damselfish, and Regal Damsel is found in the Indo-West Pacific and ranges from Red Sea and East Africa to the Philippines, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and Melanesia. The Regal Demoiselle is […]

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Talbot's Damselfish (Chrysiptera talboti)

Talbot’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera talboti)

Talbot’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera talboti) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Talbot’s demoiselle or Peach Damsel are distributed throughout the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans and range from the Andaman Sea in the Indian Ocean to Fiji, north to Palau, south to the Great Barrier Reef, and recently recorded from Tonga. Adult Talbot’s Damselfish are […]

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Rolland’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera rollandi)

Rolland’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera rollandi)

Rolland’s Damselfish (Chrysiptera rollandi) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Black Cap Damselfish, or Rolland’s Demoiselle are distributed throughout the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans and range from the Andaman Sea, north to the Philippines, and south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia. Specimens have also been recorded from Tonga Rolland’s Damselfish […]

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Similar Damselfish (Pomacentrus similis)

Similar Damselfish (Pomacentrus similis)

Similar Damselfish (Pomacentrus similis) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Similis Damselfish or Similar Damsel is a species of “neon” damselfish indigenous to Sri Lanka, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos and Christmas Islands, Bali, and Java in the Indian Ocean. Adult Similar Damselfish are found alone, in pairs, but more often in medium to […]

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Azure Damselfish (Chrysiptera hemicyanea)

Azure Damselfish (Chrysiptera hemicyanea)

Azure Damselfish (Chrysiptera hemicyanea) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Royal Demoiselle, Half-blue Damselfish, Yellow-dipped Damsel, and Azure Demoiselle is native to the east Indian and western Pacific Oceans as well as the Mediterranean Sea off of Malta.   The largest populations of Azure Damselfish are located in the Solomon Islands to Indonesia, Bali, and […]

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Neon Damselfish (Pomacentrus Alleni)

  The Neon Damselfish (Pomacentrus Alleni) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Allen’s Damselfish, Allen’s Pomacentrus, Blue Star Damsel, Alleni Damsel, Electric Blue Damsel, Yellow Belly Damsel, and Andaman Damselfish is found in the Pacific Ocean in Australia, Indonesia, the Phillippines, Japan, Taiwan, the Similan Islands off of Thailand, and Vietnam. In the Pacific […]

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Cloudy Damselfish (Dascyllus carneus)

Cloudy Damselfish (Dascyllus carneus)

Cloudy Damselfish (Dascyllus carneus) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Indian Dascyllus, Twobar Humbug, Cardinal Humbug, or Cloudy Dascyllus are found throughout the Indian Ocean from South and East Africa, to the Andaman Sea, western Indonesia and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and the Java Sea. The Cloudy Damselfish is an uncommon variant of […]

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Shoal of Two Stripe Damselfish (Dascyllus reticulatus)

Two Stripe Damselfish (Dascyllus reticulatus)

Two Stripe Damselfish (Dascyllus reticulatus) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as 2-Stripe Damsel, Reticulated Dascyllus, Headband humbug, Marginate damselfish, Reticulated puller, and Reticulated Damselfish, is found throughout Indo Pacific waters; from the Cocos Keeling Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean to Samoa and the Line Islands, north to Southern Japan, south to Rowley Shoals […]

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Four Stripe Damselfish (Dascyllus melanurus)

Four Striped Damselfish (Dascyllus melanurus)

Four Striped Damselfish (Dascyllus melanurus) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Blacktail Dascyllus, Blacktail Damselfish, Humbug Damselfish, or Blacktail Humbug is found in West Pacific waters from the Indo Australian Archipelago and western Caroline Islands including Indonesia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and the northern Great Barrier Reef of Australia. Four Striped Damselfish are usually […]

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Three Stripe Damselfish (Dascyllus aruanus)

Three Stripe Damselfish (Dascyllus aruanus)

Three Stripe Damselfish (Dascyllus aruanus) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Striped Damsel, Striped Damselfish, Black and white Damselfish, Threestripe Damselfish, White tailed Damselfish, White tailed Damsel, Banded Humbug, Common Humbug, Zebra Humbug, Humbug Damselfish, Humbug Dascyllus, White-tiled Footballer, and Whitetail Dascyllus is found in Indo West Pacific waters from East Africa and the […]

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Domino Damsel on Anemone (Dascyllus trimaculatus)

Domino Damselfish (Dascyllus trimaculatus)

Domino Damselfish (Dascyllus trimaculatus) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as 3-Spot Domino Damselfish, Three Spot Damselfish, or Threespot Dascyllus are native to the Indo Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa, to the Pitcairn Islands, southern Japan, areas of the Phillippines, and Australia. Adults Domino Damselfish are usually found in small groups around […]

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Princess Damselfish (Pomacentrus vaiuli)

Princess Damselfish (Pomacentrus vaiuli)

Princess Damselfish (Pomacentrus vaiuli) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Ocellate Damselfish are found in the Pacific Ocean from the Moluccas to Samoa, north to the Izu Islands, south to Rowley Shoals in the eastern Indian Ocean and New Caledonia to Fiji. Princess Damselfish are occasionally exported for the aquarium trade, mostly from Fiji, […]

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Juv Cocoa Damselfish (Stegastes variabilis)

Cocoa Damselfish (Stegastes variabilis)

Cocoa Damselfish (Stegastes variabilis) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Cacao Fish are a solitary, non migratory species found in the Western Atlantic, the Gulf of Mexico, the Red Sea, Caribbean Sea, and along the Florida coast. Cocoa Damselfish from Brazil and the Caribbean are genetically distinct from those collected in other locales, but […]

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Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish (Chrysiptera taupou)

Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish (Chrysiptera taupou)

Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish (Chrysiptera taupou) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Southseas Devil, South Seas Devil Damselfish, South Seas Devil, Tonga Blue Devil Damsel, Fiji Blue Devil, Fiji Devil, South Sea Demoiselle, or Village Belle, is found in the Western Pacific, from the Coral Sea to the Great Barrier Reef, New Caledonia, […]

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Sapphire Damselfish (Pomacentrus pavo)

Sapphire Damselfish (Pomacentrus pavo)

The Sapphire Damselfish (Pomacentrus pavo) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Jade Damselfish, Peacock Damselfish, Pavo Damsel, or Blue Damselfish is found across the Indian ocean and is common along the coast of East African to the Tuamoto Islands, north to Taiwan, south to Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands, and the Coral Sea. […]

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Blue Sapphire Damselfish (Chrysiptera springeri)

Blue Sapphire Damselfish (Chrysiptera cf. springeri)

The Blue Sapphire Damselfish (Chrysiptera springeri) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Springeri Damsel, Springer’s Damselfish, Springers Demoiselle, or Royal Blue Damselfish is found in the Western Pacific Ocean, where it occurs in the tropical waters of Indonesia (Moluccas, Flores, Halmahera), the Philippines, and the Solomon Islands. Blue Sapphire Damselfish are frequently found […]

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Jewel Damselfish (Microspathodon Chrysurus)

Jewel Damselfish (Microspathodon Chrysurus)

Jewel Damselfish (Microspathodon Chrysurus) known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Marine Jewelfish, Jewelfish, Caribbean Jewel Damsel, Bluespot Damsel, or Yellowtail Damselfish are found in tropical Western Atlantic waters and ranges from Florida, throughout the Caribbean to the Bahamas, south to the coast of Panama. A similar species, Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus, found in the Indo […]

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