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Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes



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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Abudefduf abdominalis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf abdominalis
[Green damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf bengalensis (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf bengalensis
[Bengal sergeant]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Abudefduf concolor (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf concolor
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Abudefduf conformis Randall & Earle, 1999

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf conformis
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Abudefduf declivifrons (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf declivifrons
[Mexican nightsergeant]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf hoefleri (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Abudefduf hoefleri
[African sergeant]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Abudefduf lorenzi Hensley & Allen, 1977

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf lorenzi
[Black-tail sergeant]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Abudefduf margariteus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf margariteus
[Pearly sergeant]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf natalensis Hensley & Randall, 1983

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf natalensis
[Natal sergeant]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Abudefduf nigrimargo
[Black margined-scale sergeant]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf notatus (Day, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf notatus
[Yellowtail sergeant]



Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 22.9 cm TL
Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Abudefduf saxatilis
[Sergeant-major]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Abudefduf septemfasciatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf septemfasciatus
[Banded sergeant]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf sexfasciatus
[Scissortail sergeant]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Abudefduf sordidus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf sordidus
[Blackspot sergeant]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Abudefduf sparoides (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Abudefduf sparoides
[False-eye sergeant]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Abudefduf taurus (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Abudefduf taurus
[Night sergeant]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf troschelii (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf troschelii
[Panamic sergeant major]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Fenner, R.
 
Abudefduf vaigiensis
[Indo-Pacific sergeant]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Abudefduf whitleyi Allen & Robertson, 1974

Photo by Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Abudefduf whitleyi
[Whitley's sergeant]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Acanthochromis polyacanthus (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Acanthochromis polyacanthus
[Spiny chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Altrichthys alelia
[Alelia’s damselfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Altrichthys azurelineatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Bernardi, G.
 
Altrichthys azurelineatus
[Azure damselfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Altrichthys curatus Allen, 1999

Photo by Photo by Bernardi, G.
 
Altrichthys curatus
[Guardian damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Amblyglyphidodon aureus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Amblyglyphidodon aureus
[Golden damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Amblyglyphidodon batunaorum Allen, 1995

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyglyphidodon batunaorum
[Batuna's damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amblyglyphidodon curacao (Bloch, 1787)

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Amblyglyphidodon curacao
[Staghorn damselfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Amblyglyphidodon flavilatus Allen & Randall, 1981

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Amblyglyphidodon flavilatus
[Yellowfin damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Amblyglyphidodon flavopurpureus Allen, Erdmann & Drew, 2012

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Amblyglyphidodon flavopurpureus
[Cenderawasih damselfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Amblyglyphidodon indicus Allen & Randall, 2002

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyglyphidodon indicus
[Maldives damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Amblyglyphidodon leucogaster (Bleeker, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Amblyglyphidodon leucogaster
[Yellowbelly damselfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Amblyglyphidodon melanopterus Allen & Randall, 2002

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyglyphidodon melanopterus
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Amblyglyphidodon orbicularis (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblyglyphidodon orbicularis
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Amblyglyphidodon silolona Allen, Erdmann & Drew, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amblyglyphidodon silolona
[Silolona damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis
[Ternate damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Amblypomacentrus breviceps (Schlegel & Müller, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblypomacentrus breviceps
[Black-banded demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Amblypomacentrus clarus Allen & Adrim, 2000

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amblypomacentrus clarus
[Banggai damselfish]
No picture found


 
Amblypomacentrus vietnamicus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Amphiprion akallopisos Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Amphiprion akallopisos
[Skunk clownfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Amphiprion akindynos Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Amphiprion akindynos
[Barrier reef anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Amphiprion allardi Klausewitz, 1970

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion allardi
[Twobar anemonefish]



Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Amphiprion barberi Allen, Drew & Kaufman, 2008

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion barberi
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion bicinctus Rüppell, 1830

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Amphiprion bicinctus
[Twoband anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amphiprion chagosensis Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Knox, C.E.
 
Amphiprion chagosensis
[Chagos anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Amphiprion chrysogaster Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion chrysogaster
[Mauritian anemonefish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Amphiprion chrysopterus Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion chrysopterus
[Orangefin anemonefish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Amphiprion clarkii
[Yellowtail clownfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion ephippium (Bloch, 1790)

Photo by Photo by Muséum-Aquarium de Nancy/B. Alenda
 
Amphiprion ephippium
[Saddle anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion frenatus Brevoort, 1856

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amphiprion frenatus
[Tomato clownfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion fuscocaudatus Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion fuscocaudatus
[Seychelles anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion latezonatus Waite, 1900

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion latezonatus
[Wide-band Anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Amphiprion latifasciatus Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Bourjon, P.
 
Amphiprion latifasciatus
[Madagascar anemonefish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion leucokranos Allen, 1973

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Amphiprion leucokranos
[Whitebonnet anemonefish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion mccullochi Whitley, 1929

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion mccullochi
[Whitesnout anemonefish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion melanopus Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amphiprion melanopus
[Fire clownfish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amphiprion nigripes Regan, 1908

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion nigripes
[Maldive anemonefish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amphiprion ocellaris Cuvier, 1830

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion ocellaris
[Clown anemonefish]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion omanensis Allen & Mee, 1991

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion omanensis
[Oman anemonefish]



Pacific
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Amphiprion pacificus Allen, Drew & Fenner, 2010

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Amphiprion pacificus
[Pacific anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Amphiprion percula (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Amphiprion percula
[Orange clownfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Amphiprion perideraion Bleeker, 1855

Photo by Photo by Wilkie, M.
 
Amphiprion perideraion
[Pink anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Amphiprion polymnus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Amphiprion polymnus
[Saddleback clownfish]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion rubrocinctus Richardson, 1842

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion rubrocinctus
[Red Anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Amphiprion sandaracinos Allen, 1972

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Amphiprion sandaracinos
[Yellow clownfish]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Amphiprion sebae Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Amphiprion sebae
[Sebae anemonefish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Amphiprion thiellei Burgess, 1981

Photo by Photo by LaRoque V, W.D.
 
Amphiprion thiellei
[Thielle's anemonefish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Amphiprion tricinctus Schultz & Welander, 1953

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Amphiprion tricinctus
[Maroon clownfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL
Azurina atrilobata (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Azurina atrilobata
[Scissortail damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Azurina brevirostris (Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008)

Photo by Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Azurina brevirostris
[Shortsnout Chromis]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Azurina cyanea (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Azurina cyanea
[Blue chromis]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Azurina elerae (Fowler & Bean, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Azurina elerae
[Twinspot chromis]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Azurina eupalama Heller & Snodgrass, 1903

Photo by Photo by www.JSGrove.com
 
Azurina eupalama
[Galapagos damsel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Azurina hirundo Jordan & McGregor, 1898

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Azurina hirundo
[Swallow damsel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Azurina intercrusma (Evermann & Radcliffe, 1917)

Photo by Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.
 
Azurina intercrusma
[Peruvian chromis]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Azurina lepidolepis (Bleeker, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Azurina lepidolepis
[Scaly chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Azurina meridiana
[]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Azurina multilineata (Guichenot, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Azurina multilineata
[Brown chromis]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Cheiloprion labiatus (Day, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheiloprion labiatus
[Big-lip damsel]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Chromis abyssicola Allen & Randall, 1985

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis abyssicola
[Deepsea chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Chromis abyssus Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis abyssus
[Deep blue Chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Chromis albicauda Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis albicauda
[White-caudal chromis]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Chromis albomaculata Kamohara, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis albomaculata
[White-spotted chromis]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Chromis alpha Randall, 1988

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis alpha
[Yellow-speckled chromis]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chromis alta Greenfield & Woods, 1980

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis alta
[Oval damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chromis analis (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis analis
[Yellow chromis]



South East Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Chromis athena Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis athena
[]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Chromis atripectoralis Welander & Schultz, 1951

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis atripectoralis
[Black-axil chromis]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Chromis axillaris (Bennett, 1831)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Chromis axillaris
[Grey chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Chromis bowesi
[Rhomboid Chromis]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Chromis cadenati Whitley, 1951

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis cadenati
[Cadenat's chromis]



Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Chromis chromis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Chromis chromis
[Damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Chromis chrysura (Bliss, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Chromis chrysura
[Stout chromis]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Chromis cinerascens (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis cinerascens
[Green puller]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Chromis circumaurea Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis circumaurea
[Gold-rim Chromis]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Chromis crusma (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Chromis crusma
[Valparaiso chromis]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Chromis dasygenys (Fowler, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis dasygenys
[Blue-spotted chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Chromis degruyi Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis degruyi
[DeGruy’s Chromis]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Chromis dispila Griffin, 1923

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis dispila
[Demoiselle]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Chromis durvillei
[Bourbon Chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Chromis earina Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis earina
[Spring Chromis]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chromis enchrysurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Photo by Cox, C.D.
 
Chromis enchrysurus
[Yellowtail reeffish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Chromis flavapicis Randall, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis flavapicis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Chromis flavaxilla Randall, 1994

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Chromis flavaxilla
[Arabian chromis]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chromis flavicauda (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Chromis flavicauda
[Cobalt chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Chromis flavomaculata Kamohara, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis flavomaculata
[Yellow-spotted chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Chromis fumea (Tanaka, 1917)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis fumea
[Smokey chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Chromis gunting
[Scissors Chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Chromis hangganan
[Dark-margin Chromis]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Chromis hypsilepis (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis hypsilepis
[Brown puller]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Chromis insolata (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Chromis insolata
[Sunshinefish]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Chromis jubauna Moura, 1995

Photo by Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Chromis jubauna
[]



Southwestern Pacific

Chromis kennensis Whitley, 1964

Photo by Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Chromis kennensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Chromis klunzingeri
[Black-headed chromis]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Chromis limbata (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Chromis limbata
[Azores chromis]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm TL
Chromis limbaughi Greenfield & Woods, 1980

Photo by Photo by Lavan, J.
 
Chromis limbaughi
[Limbaugh's damselfish]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Chromis lubbocki Edwards, 1986

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis lubbocki
[Lubbock's chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Chromis mamatapara
[Michel’s Chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Chromis mirationis Tanaka, 1917

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chromis mirationis
[Japanese chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Chromis monochroma Allen & Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis monochroma
[Monochrome chromis]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Chromis nigroanalis Randall, 1988

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis nigroanalis
[Kenyan chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Chromis nitida (Whitley, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Banks, I.
 
Chromis nitida
[Barrier reef chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Chromis norfolkensis
[Norfolk Chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chromis notata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis notata
[Pearl-spot chromis]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Chromis okamurai Yamakawa & Randall, 1989

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chromis okamurai
[Okinawa chromis]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Chromis onumai Senou & Kudo, 2007

Photo by Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Chromis onumai
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chromis opercularis (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis opercularis
[Doublebar chromis]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Chromis ovalis (Steindachner, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Chromis ovalis
[Hawaiian chromis]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Chromis pamae Randall & McCosker, 1992

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis pamae
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Chromis pelloura Randall & Allen, 1982

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis pelloura
[Duskytail chromis]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Chromis pembae Smith, 1960

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Chromis pembae
[Pemba chromis]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Chromis planesi Lecchini & Williams, 2004

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Chromis planesi
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Chromis punctipinnis (Cooper, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Chromis punctipinnis
[Blacksmith]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Chromis pura Allen & Randall, 2004

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis pura
[Pura chromis]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm NG
Chromis randalli Greenfield & Hensley, 1970

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis randalli
[Randall's chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Chromis sahulensis
[Sahul Chromis]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chromis sanctaehelenae Edwards, 1987

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis sanctaehelenae
[St. Helena chromis]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Chromis scotochiloptera Fowler, 1918

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Chromis scotochiloptera
[Philippines chromis]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chromis scotti Emery, 1968

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis scotti
[Purple reeffish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chromis struhsakeri Randall & Swerdloff, 1973

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis struhsakeri
[Struhsaker's chromis]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Chromis ternatensis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Chromis ternatensis
[Ternate chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Chromis tingting
[Moonstone Chromis]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Chromis torquata Allen, 2018

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis torquata
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Chromis trialpha Allen & Randall, 1981

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Chromis trialpha
[Trispot chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Chromis unipa Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis unipa
[Unipa chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Chromis vanbebberae
[Whitetail reeffish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Chromis verater Jordan & Metz, 1912

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chromis verater
[Threespot chromis]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chromis viridis (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis viridis
[Blue green damselfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Chromis weberi Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Chromis weberi
[Weber's chromis]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Chromis westaustralis Allen, 1976

Photo by Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Chromis westaustralis
[West Australian chromis]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Chromis woodsi Bruner & Arnam, 1979

Photo by Photo by Connell, A.D.
 
Chromis woodsi
[Wood's chromis]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Chromis xanthochira (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis xanthochira
[Yellow-axil chromis]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Chromis xanthopterygia Randall & McCarthy, 1988

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Chromis xanthopterygia
[Yellowfin chromis]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chromis xanthura (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis xanthura
[Paletail chromis]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Chromis xouthos Allen & Erdmann, 2005

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Chromis xouthos
[Yellow-brown chromis]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chromis xutha Randall, 1988

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis xutha
[Buff chromis]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Chromis yamakawai Iwatsubo & Motomura, 2013

Photo by Photo by Motomura, H.
 
Chromis yamakawai
[Northern yellow-spotted Chromis]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Chrysiptera albata
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Chrysiptera annulata (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Chrysiptera annulata
[Footballer demoiselle]



Indian and Pacific Oceans
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Chrysiptera arnazae Allen, Erdmann & Barber, 2010

Photo by Photo by Petrinos, C.
 
Chrysiptera arnazae
[Arnaz's damselfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Chrysiptera biocellata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Chrysiptera biocellata
[Twinspot damselfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Chrysiptera bleekeri (Fowler & Bean, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Chrysiptera bleekeri
[Bleeker's damsel]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Chrysiptera brownriggii (Bennett, 1828)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera brownriggii
[Surge damselfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Chrysiptera burtjonesi
[Burt’s damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Chrysiptera caeruleolineata (Allen, 1973)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera caeruleolineata
[Blueline demoiselle]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Chrysiptera caesifrons Allen, Erdmann & Kurniasih, 2015

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chrysiptera caesifrons
[Greyback damsel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Chrysiptera chrysocephala Manica, Pilcher & Oakley, 2002

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chrysiptera chrysocephala
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Chrysiptera cyanea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera cyanea
[Sapphire devil]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Chrysiptera cymatilis
[Malenesian blue devil]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Chrysiptera flavipinnis (Allen & Robertson, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera flavipinnis
[Yellowfin damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chrysiptera galba (Allen & Randall, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera galba
[Canary demoiselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Chrysiptera giti Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chrysiptera giti
[Giti damselfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Chrysiptera glauca (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera glauca
[Grey demoiselle]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chrysiptera hemicyanea (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chrysiptera hemicyanea
[Azure demoiselle]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Chrysiptera kuiteri
[Kuiter's damselfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Chrysiptera niger
[Black damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Chrysiptera notialis (Allen, 1975)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera notialis
[Southern demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Chrysiptera oxycephala (Bleeker, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chrysiptera oxycephala
[Blue-spot demoiselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chrysiptera parasema (Fowler, 1918)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chrysiptera parasema
[Goldtail demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Chrysiptera pricei Allen & Adrim, 1992

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chrysiptera pricei
[Price's damselfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Chrysiptera rapanui (Greenfield & Hensley, 1970)

Photo by Photo by Rica, J.I./Neveu, E.M.
 
Chrysiptera rapanui
[Easter damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chrysiptera rex (Snyder, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chrysiptera rex
[King demoiselle]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Chrysiptera rollandi (Whitley, 1961)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Chrysiptera rollandi
[Rolland's demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Chrysiptera sheila Randall, 1994

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera sheila
[Sheila's damselfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Chrysiptera sinclairi Allen, 1987

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera sinclairi
[Sinclair's demoisselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Chrysiptera springeri (Allen & Lubbock, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera springeri
[Springer's demoiselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chrysiptera starcki (Allen, 1973)

Photo by Photo by Pyle, R.M.
 
Chrysiptera starcki
[Starck's demoiselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Chrysiptera talboti (Allen, 1975)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Chrysiptera talboti
[Talbot's demoiselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Chrysiptera taupou (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera taupou
[Southseas devil]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Chrysiptera traceyi (Woods & Schultz, 1960)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera traceyi
[Tracey's demoiselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Chrysiptera tricincta (Allen & Randall, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera tricincta
[Threeband damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chrysiptera unimaculata (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chrysiptera unimaculata
[Onespot demoiselle]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Chrysiptera uswanasi
[Uswanas’ damselfish]
No picture found


 
Dascyllus abudafur
[]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Dascyllus albisella Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Dascyllus albisella
[Hawaiian dascyllus]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Dascyllus aruanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Dascyllus aruanus
[Whitetail dascyllus]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Dascyllus auripinnis Randall & Randall, 2001

Photo by Photo by Frische, J.
 
Dascyllus auripinnis
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Dascyllus carneus Fischer, 1885

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Dascyllus carneus
[Cloudy dascyllus]



Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Dascyllus flavicaudus Randall & Allen, 1977

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dascyllus flavicaudus
[Yellowtail dascyllus]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Dascyllus marginatus (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Dascyllus marginatus
[Marginate dascyllus]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Dascyllus melanurus Bleeker, 1854

Photo by Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Dascyllus melanurus
[Blacktail humbug]



Eastern Central Indian Oc
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Dascyllus reticulatus (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Dascyllus reticulatus
[Reticulate dascyllus]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Dascyllus strasburgi Klausewitz, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dascyllus strasburgi
[Strasburg's dascyllus]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Dascyllus trimaculatus (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dascyllus trimaculatus
[Threespot dascyllus]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Dischistodus chrysopoecilus (Schlegel & Müller, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dischistodus chrysopoecilus
[White-spot damsel]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Dischistodus darwiniensis
[Banded damsel-fish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Dischistodus fasciatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Froese, T.
 
Dischistodus fasciatus
[Banded damsel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Dischistodus melanotus (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dischistodus melanotus
[Black-vent damsel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Dischistodus perspicillatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Dischistodus perspicillatus
[White damsel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL
Dischistodus prosopotaenia (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Dischistodus prosopotaenia
[Honey-head damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus (Allen & Robertson, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus
[Monarch damsel]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Hemiglyphidodon plagiometopon (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Hemiglyphidodon plagiometopon
[Lagoon damselfish]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Hypsypops rubicundus (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Hypsypops rubicundus
[Garibaldi damselfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Lepidozygus tapeinosoma (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Lepidozygus tapeinosoma
[Fusilier damselfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Mecaenichthys immaculatus
[Immaculate damsel]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Microspathodon bairdii (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Microspathodon bairdii
[Bumphead damselfish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Microspathodon chrysurus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Microspathodon chrysurus
[Yellowtail damselfish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Microspathodon dorsalis (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Photo by Fenner, R.
 
Microspathodon dorsalis
[Giant damselfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Microspathodon frontatus Emery, 1970

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Microspathodon frontatus
[Guinean damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon bonang (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Modder, T.
 
Neoglyphidodon bonang
[Ocellated damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Neoglyphidodon carlsoni (Allen, 1975)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoglyphidodon carlsoni
[Carlson's damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Neoglyphidodon crossi Allen, 1991

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Neoglyphidodon crossi
[Cross' damsel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon melas (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Neoglyphidodon melas
[Bowtie damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Neoglyphidodon mitratus Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Neoglyphidodon mitratus
[Eastern barhead damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon nigroris (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoglyphidodon nigroris
[Black-and-gold chromis]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon oxyodon (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoglyphidodon oxyodon
[Bluestreak damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Neoglyphidodon polyacanthus (Ogilby, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoglyphidodon polyacanthus
[Multispine damselfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon thoracotaeniatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Neoglyphidodon thoracotaeniatus
[Barhead damsel]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Neopomacentrus aktites Allen, Moore & Allen, 2017

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Neopomacentrus aktites
[Western Australian demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Neopomacentrus anabatoides (Bleeker, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Neopomacentrus anabatoides
[Silver demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Neopomacentrus aquadulcis Jenkins & Allen, 2002

Photo by Photo by Jenkins, A.P.
 
Neopomacentrus aquadulcis
[Sweetwater demoiselle]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Neopomacentrus azysron (Bleeker, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus azysron
[Yellowtail demoiselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Neopomacentrus bankieri (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Neopomacentrus bankieri
[Chinese demoiselle]



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

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Neopomacentrus cyanomos
[Regal demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Neopomacentrus fallax (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Neopomacentrus fallax
[Violet damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Neopomacentrus filamentosus (Macleay, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Neopomacentrus filamentosus
[Brown demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Neopomacentrus fuliginosus (Smith, 1960)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus fuliginosus
[African demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Neopomacentrus metallicus (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Neopomacentrus metallicus
[Metallic demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Neopomacentrus miryae Dor & Allen, 1977

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus miryae
[Miry's demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Neopomacentrus nemurus (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Neopomacentrus nemurus
[Coral demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Neopomacentrus sindensis (Day, 1873)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus sindensis
[Arabian demoiselle]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus sororius
[Twin demoiselle]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus taeniurus
[Freshwater demoiselle]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus violascens
[Violet demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Neopomacentrus xanthurus Allen & Randall, 1981

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Caiger, P.
 
Parma alboscapularis
[Black scalyfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Parma bicolor
[Bicolor scalyfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Parma kermadecensis
[Kermadec scalyfin]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Parma mccullochi Whitley, 1929

Photo by Photo by Groeneveld, R.
 
Parma mccullochi
[McCulloch's scalyfin]



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

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Parma microlepis
[White-ear scalyfin]



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Abudefduf abdominalis Green damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1825
Abudefduf bengalensis Bengal sergeant Western Pacific 17 TL 1787
Abudefduf concolor Eastern Pacific 19 TL 1862
Abudefduf conformis Eastern Central Pacific 13.1 SL 1999
Abudefduf declivifrons Mexican nightsergeant Eastern Pacific 18 SL 1862
Abudefduf hoefleri African sergeant Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1881
Abudefduf lorenzi Black-tail sergeant Western Central Pacific 18 TL 1977
Abudefduf margariteus Pearly sergeant Western Indian Ocean 16 SL 1830
Abudefduf natalensis Natal sergeant Western Indian Ocean 17 TL 1983
Abudefduf nigrimargo Black margined-scale sergeant Northwest Pacific 12.0 SL 2018
Abudefduf notatus Yellowtail sergeant Indo-West Pacific 17 TL 1870
Abudefduf saxatilis Sergeant-major Atlantic Ocean 22.9 TL 1758
Abudefduf septemfasciatus Banded sergeant Indo-Pacific 23 TL 1830
Abudefduf sexfasciatus Scissortail sergeant Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1801
Abudefduf sordidus Blackspot sergeant Indo-Pacific 24 TL 1775
Abudefduf sparoides False-eye sergeant Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1825
Abudefduf taurus Night sergeant Western Atlantic 25 TL 1848
Abudefduf troschelii Panamic sergeant major Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1862
Abudefduf vaigiensis Indo-Pacific sergeant Indo-Pacific 20 TL 1825
Abudefduf whitleyi Whitley's sergeant Western Pacific 14 SL 1974
Acanthochromis polyacanthus Spiny chromis Western Pacific 14 TL 1855
Altrichthys alelia Alelia’s damselfish Western Pacific 5.5 SL 2017
Altrichthys azurelineatus Azure damselfish Western Central Pacific 6.5 SL 1928
Altrichthys curatus Guardian damselfish Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1999
Amblyglyphidodon aureus Golden damselfish Western Pacific 13 TL 1830
Amblyglyphidodon batunaorum Batuna's damselfish Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1995
Amblyglyphidodon curacao Staghorn damselfish Western Pacific 11 TL 1787
Amblyglyphidodon flavilatus Yellowfin damsel Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1981
Amblyglyphidodon flavopurpureus Cenderawasih damselfish Western Central Pacific 9.4 SL 2012
Amblyglyphidodon indicus Maldives damselfish Indian Ocean 8.3 SL 2002
Amblyglyphidodon leucogaster Yellowbelly damselfish Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1847
Amblyglyphidodon melanopterus Pacific Ocean 10.2 SL 2002
Amblyglyphidodon orbicularis Pacific Ocean 8.3 SL 1853
Amblyglyphidodon silolona Silolona damselfish Eastern Indian Ocean 12.5 TL 2012
Amblyglyphidodon ternatensis Ternate damsel Western Pacific 10 SL 1853
Amblypomacentrus breviceps Black-banded demoiselle Western Central Pacific 8.5 TL 1839
Amblypomacentrus clarus Banggai damselfish Western Central Pacific 6 TL 2000
Amblypomacentrus vietnamicus Western Pacific 2004
Amphiprion akallopisos Skunk clownfish Indo-West Pacific 11 SL 1853
Amphiprion akindynos Barrier reef anemonefish Western Pacific 9 SL 1972
Amphiprion allardi Twobar anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1970
Amphiprion barberi Central Pacific 8.6 SL 2008
Amphiprion bicinctus Twoband anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1830
Amphiprion chagosensis Chagos anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1972
Amphiprion chrysogaster Mauritian anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1830
Amphiprion chrysopterus Orangefin anemonefish Pacific Ocean 17 TL 1830
Amphiprion clarkii Yellowtail clownfish Indo-West Pacific 15 SL 1830
Amphiprion ephippium Saddle anemonefish Eastern Indian Ocean 14 TL 1790
Amphiprion frenatus Tomato clownfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1856
Amphiprion fuscocaudatus Seychelles anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1972
Amphiprion latezonatus Wide-band Anemonefish Western Pacific 14 TL 1900
Amphiprion latifasciatus Madagascar anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1972
Amphiprion leucokranos Whitebonnet anemonefish Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1973
Amphiprion mccullochi Whitesnout anemonefish Southwest Pacific 12 TL 1929
Amphiprion melanopus Fire clownfish Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1852
Amphiprion nigripes Maldive anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1908
Amphiprion ocellaris Clown anemonefish Indo-West Pacific 11 TL 1830
Amphiprion omanensis Oman anemonefish Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1991
Amphiprion pacificus Pacific anemonefish Pacific 4.8 SL 2010
Amphiprion percula Orange clownfish Western Pacific 11 TL 1802
Amphiprion perideraion Pink anemonefish Western Pacific 10 TL 1855
Amphiprion polymnus Saddleback clownfish Western Pacific 13 TL 1758
Amphiprion rubrocinctus Red Anemonefish Eastern Indian Ocean 12 TL 1842
Amphiprion sandaracinos Yellow clownfish Western Pacific 14 TL 1972
Amphiprion sebae Sebae anemonefish Indian Ocean 16 TL 1853
Amphiprion thiellei Thielle's anemonefish Western Central Pacific 9 TL 1981
Amphiprion tricinctus Maroon clownfish Western Pacific 12 TL 1953
Azurina atrilobata Scissortail damselfish Eastern Pacific 13.4 TL 1862
Azurina brevirostris Shortsnout Chromis Western Pacific 6.9 SL 2008
Azurina cyanea Blue chromis Western Atlantic 15 TL 1860
Azurina elerae Twinspot chromis Indo-West Pacific 7 TL 1928
Azurina eupalama Galapagos damsel Eastern Central Pacific 15 SL 1903
Azurina hirundo Swallow damsel Eastern Pacific 14 SL 1898
Azurina intercrusma Peruvian chromis Eastern Pacific 29 TL 1917
Azurina lepidolepis Scaly chromis Indo-Pacific 9 TL 1877
Azurina meridiana Southeast Pacific 11 SL 1980
Azurina multilineata Brown chromis Western Atlantic 20 TL 1853
Cheiloprion labiatus Big-lip damsel Indo-West Pacific 6 SL 1877
Chromis abyssicola Deepsea chromis Southwest Pacific 12.5 SL 1985
Chromis abyssus Deep blue Chromis Western Pacific 9.8 SL 2008
Chromis albicauda White-caudal chromis Western Pacific 13.4 SL 2009
Chromis albomaculata White-spotted chromis Northwest Pacific 15 SL 1960
Chromis alpha Yellow-speckled chromis Indo-Pacific 8.5 SL 1988
Chromis alta Oval damselfish Eastern Pacific 13 SL 1980
Chromis analis Yellow chromis Western Pacific 17 TL 1830
Chromis athena South East Asia 5.4 SL 2008
Chromis atripectoralis Black-axil chromis Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1951
Chromis axillaris Grey chromis Western Indian Ocean 10 SL 1831
Chromis bowesi Rhomboid Chromis Western Pacific 8.2 SL 2019
Chromis cadenati Cadenat's chromis Eastern Central Atlantic 16.5 SL 1951
Chromis chromis Damselfish Mediterranean Sea 25 TL 1758
Chromis chrysura Stout chromis Indo-West Pacific 14 SL 1883
Chromis cinerascens Green puller Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1830
Chromis circumaurea Gold-rim Chromis Western Pacific 10.2 SL 2008
Chromis crusma Valparaiso chromis Southeast Pacific 14 SL 1833
Chromis dasygenys Blue-spotted chromis Western Indian Ocean 12 TL 1935
Chromis degruyi DeGruy’s Chromis Western Pacific 8.2 SL 2008
Chromis dispila Demoiselle Southwest Pacific 21 TL 1923
Chromis durvillei Bourbon Chromis Western Indian Ocean 7.6 SL 2010
Chromis earina Spring Chromis Western Pacific 6.6 SL 2008
Chromis enchrysurus Yellowtail reeffish Western Atlantic 10 TL 1882
Chromis flavapicis Eastern Central Pacific 10.1 SL 2001
Chromis flavaxilla Arabian chromis Western Indian Ocean 7.2 TL 1994
Chromis flavicauda Cobalt chromis Western Atlantic 7 SL 1880
Chromis flavomaculata Yellow-spotted chromis Western Pacific 16 TL 1960
Chromis fumea Smokey chromis Western Pacific 9.5 SL 1917
Chromis gunting Scissors Chromis Western Pacific 7.7 SL 2019
Chromis hangganan Dark-margin Chromis Western Pacific 5.8 SL 2019
Chromis hypsilepis Brown puller Southwest Pacific 16 SL 1867
Chromis insolata Sunshinefish Western Atlantic 16 TL 1830
Chromis jubauna Southwest Atlantic 7.4 SL 1995
Chromis kennensis Southwestern Pacific 1964
Chromis klunzingeri Black-headed chromis Eastern Indian Ocean 6.5 SL 1929
Chromis limbata Azores chromis Eastern Atlantic 12 SL 1833
Chromis limbaughi Limbaugh's damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 11.3 TL 1980
Chromis lubbocki Lubbock's chromis Eastern Central Atlantic 12.5 SL 1986
Chromis mamatapara Michel’s Chromis Southeast Pacific 11.5 SL 2020
Chromis mirationis Japanese chromis Western Pacific 11 SL 1917
Chromis monochroma Monochrome chromis Western Pacific 5.1 SL 2004
Chromis nigroanalis Kenyan chromis Indian Ocean 12 TL 1988
Chromis nitida Barrier reef chromis Western Pacific 8.9 SL 1928
Chromis norfolkensis Norfolk Chromis Southwest Pacific 8.3 SL 2021
Chromis notata Pearl-spot chromis Western Pacific 17 TL 1843
Chromis okamurai Okinawa chromis Northwest Pacific 9.4 SL 1989
Chromis onumai Northwest Pacific 12.6 SL 2007
Chromis opercularis Doublebar chromis Indian Ocean 17 TL 1867
Chromis ovalis Hawaiian chromis Eastern Pacific 15 SL 1900
Chromis pamae Eastern Central Pacific 10.4 SL 1992
Chromis pelloura Duskytail chromis Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1982
Chromis pembae Pemba chromis Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1960
Chromis planesi Eastern Central Pacific 10.2 SL 2004
Chromis punctipinnis Blacksmith Eastern Pacific 25 SL 1863
Chromis pura Pura chromis Western Pacific 7.6 SL 2004
Chromis randalli Randall's chromis Southeast Pacific 15 NG 1970
Chromis sahulensis Sahul Chromis Eastern Indian Ocean 6 SL 2021
Chromis sanctaehelenae St. Helena chromis Southeast Atlantic 13 SL 1987
Chromis scotochiloptera Philippines chromis Western Central Pacific 16 TL 1918
Chromis scotti Purple reeffish Western Atlantic 10 TL 1968
Chromis struhsakeri Struhsaker's chromis Eastern Central Pacific 13 SL 1973
Chromis ternatensis Ternate chromis Indo-Pacific 10.5 TL 1856
Chromis tingting Moonstone Chromis Northwest Pacific 9.9 SL 2019
Chromis torquata Western Indian Ocean 9.2 SL 2018
Chromis trialpha Trispot chromis Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1981
Chromis unipa Unipa chromis Western Pacific 5.0 SL 2009
Chromis vanbebberae Whitetail reeffish Western Atlantic 9.8 SL 2020
Chromis verater Threespot chromis Eastern Central Pacific 16 SL 1912
Chromis viridis Blue green damselfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1830
Chromis weberi Weber's chromis Indo-Pacific 13.5 TL 1928
Chromis westaustralis West Australian chromis Eastern Indian Ocean 8.5 SL 1976
Chromis woodsi Wood's chromis Western Indian Ocean 9.5 TL 1979
Chromis xanthochira Yellow-axil chromis Western Central Pacific 14 TL 1851
Chromis xanthopterygia Yellowfin chromis Western Indian Ocean 11.5 TL 1988
Chromis xanthura Paletail chromis Pacific Ocean 17 TL 1854
Chromis xouthos Yellow-brown chromis Indian Ocean 9.2 SL 2005
Chromis xutha Buff chromis Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 1988
Chromis yamakawai Northern yellow-spotted Chromis Western Pacific 13.1 SL 2013
Chrysiptera albata Eastern Central Pacific 2.8 SL 2002
Chrysiptera annulata Footballer demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 8 TL 1855
Chrysiptera arnazae Arnaz's damselfish Indian and Pacific Oceans 3.9 SL 2010
Chrysiptera biocellata Twinspot damselfish Indo-Pacific 12.5 TL 1825
Chrysiptera bleekeri Bleeker's damsel Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1928
Chrysiptera brownriggii Surge damselfish Indo-Pacific 8 TL 1828
Chrysiptera burtjonesi Burt’s damselfish Western Central Pacific 4.8 SL 2017
Chrysiptera caeruleolineata Blueline demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 6 TL 1973
Chrysiptera caesifrons Greyback damsel Southwest Pacific 4.9 SL 2015
Chrysiptera chrysocephala Western Pacific 4.9 SL 2002
Chrysiptera cyanea Sapphire devil Indo-West Pacific 8.5 TL 1825
Chrysiptera cymatilis Malenesian blue devil Western Central Pacific 3.6 SL 1999
Chrysiptera flavipinnis Yellowfin damselfish Western Pacific 8 TL 1974
Chrysiptera galba Canary demoiselle Western Pacific 7 SL 1974
Chrysiptera giti Giti damselfish Western Pacific 3.6 SL 2008
Chrysiptera glauca Grey demoiselle Indo-Pacific 11.5 TL 1830
Chrysiptera hemicyanea Azure demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 7 TL 1913
Chrysiptera kuiteri Kuiter's damselfish Indo-West Pacific 7.5 TL 1995
Chrysiptera niger Black damselfish Western Pacific 7 TL 1975
Chrysiptera notialis Southern demoiselle Western Pacific 9 TL 1975
Chrysiptera oxycephala Blue-spot demoiselle Western Central Pacific 9 TL 1877
Chrysiptera parasema Goldtail demoiselle Western Pacific 7 TL 1918
Chrysiptera pricei Price's damselfish Western Central Pacific. 5 TL 1992
Chrysiptera rapanui Easter damselfish Southwest Pacific 5.5 SL 1970
Chrysiptera rex King demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 7 TL 1909
Chrysiptera rollandi Rolland's demoiselle Eastern Indian Ocean and 7.5 TL 1961
Chrysiptera sheila Sheila's damselfish Western Indian Ocean 10.3 TL 1994
Chrysiptera sinclairi Sinclair's demoisselle Western Central Pacific 5 SL 1987
Chrysiptera springeri Springer's demoiselle Western Pacific 5.5 TL 1976
Chrysiptera starcki Starck's demoiselle Western Pacific 7 SL 1973
Chrysiptera talboti Talbot's demoiselle Western Pacific 6 TL 1975
Chrysiptera taupou Southseas devil Western Pacific 8 TL 1906
Chrysiptera traceyi Tracey's demoiselle Western Pacific 4.5 SL 1960
Chrysiptera tricincta Threeband damselfish Western Pacific 6 TL 1974
Chrysiptera unimaculata Onespot demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1830
Chrysiptera uswanasi Uswanas’ damselfish Western Pacific 4.5 SL 2018
Dascyllus abudafur Indian Ocean 1775
Dascyllus albisella Hawaiian dascyllus Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL 1862
Dascyllus aruanus Whitetail dascyllus Pacific Ocean 10 TL 1758
Dascyllus auripinnis Eastern Central Pacific 11.5 SL 2001
Dascyllus carneus Cloudy dascyllus Indian Ocean 7 TL 1885
Dascyllus flavicaudus Yellowtail dascyllus Pacific 12 TL 1977
Dascyllus marginatus Marginate dascyllus Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1829
Dascyllus melanurus Blacktail humbug Western Pacific 8 TL 1854
Dascyllus reticulatus Reticulate dascyllus Eastern Central Indian Oc 9 TL 1846
Dascyllus strasburgi Strasburg's dascyllus Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL 1960
Dascyllus trimaculatus Threespot dascyllus Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1829
Dischistodus chrysopoecilus White-spot damsel Western Central Pacific 15 TL 1839
Dischistodus darwiniensis Banded damsel-fish Western Pacific 10.3 SL 1928
Dischistodus fasciatus Banded damsel Western Pacific 11.5 SL 1830
Dischistodus melanotus Black-vent damsel Western Pacific 16 TL 1858
Dischistodus perspicillatus White damsel Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1830
Dischistodus prosopotaenia Honey-head damsel Indo-West Pacific 18.5 TL 1852
Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus Monarch damsel Western Central Pacific 18 TL 1974
Hemiglyphidodon plagiometopon Lagoon damselfish Western Pacific 18 TL 1852
Hypsypops rubicundus Garibaldi damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 SL 1854
Lepidozygus tapeinosoma Fusilier damselfish Indo-Pacific 10.5 TL 1856
Mecaenichthys immaculatus Immaculate damsel Southwest Pacific 12 SL 1885
Microspathodon bairdii Bumphead damselfish Eastern Pacific 25 SL 1862
Microspathodon chrysurus Yellowtail damselfish Western Atlantic 21 TL 1830
Microspathodon dorsalis Giant damselfish Eastern Pacific 31 SL 1862
Microspathodon frontatus Guinean damselfish Eastern Atlantic 17 SL 1970
Neoglyphidodon bonang Ocellated damsel Indo-West Pacific 13.5 TL 1852
Neoglyphidodon carlsoni Carlson's damsel Western Central Pacific 10 SL 1975
Neoglyphidodon crossi Cross' damsel Western Central Pacific 10 SL 1991
Neoglyphidodon melas Bowtie damselfish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1830
Neoglyphidodon mitratus Eastern barhead damselfish Western Pacific 6.2 SL 2012
Neoglyphidodon nigroris Black-and-gold chromis Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1830
Neoglyphidodon oxyodon Bluestreak damselfish Western Central Pacific 15 TL 1858
Neoglyphidodon polyacanthus Multispine damselfish Western Pacific 12 SL 1889
Neoglyphidodon thoracotaeniatus Barhead damsel Western Central Pacific 13.5 TL 1928
Neopomacentrus aktites Western Australian demoiselle Eastern Indian Ocean 5.4 SL 2017
Neopomacentrus anabatoides Silver demoiselle Western Central Pacific 10.5 TL 1847
Neopomacentrus aquadulcis Sweetwater demoiselle Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 2002
Neopomacentrus azysron Yellowtail demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 7.5 TL 1877
Neopomacentrus bankieri Chinese demoiselle Western Pacific 8 TL 1846
Neopomacentrus cyanomos Regal demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1856
Neopomacentrus fallax Violet damsel Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1855
Neopomacentrus filamentosus Brown demoiselle Western Central Pacific 11 TL 1882
Neopomacentrus fuliginosus African demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1960
Neopomacentrus metallicus Metallic demoiselle Western Central Pacific 6 SL 1906
Neopomacentrus miryae Miry's demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1977
Neopomacentrus nemurus Coral demoiselle Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1857
Neopomacentrus sindensis Arabian demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1873
Neopomacentrus sororius Twin demoiselle Indian Ocean 6.4 SL 2005
Neopomacentrus taeniurus Freshwater demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1856
Neopomacentrus violascens Violet demoiselle Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL 1848
Neopomacentrus xanthurus Red Sea demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1981
Nexilosus latifrons Coquito sergeant Southeast Pacific 30 SL 1846
Parma alboscapularis Black scalyfin Southwest Pacific 22 SL 1975
Parma bicolor Bicolor scalyfin Eastern Indian Ocean 14 SL 1979
Parma kermadecensis Kermadec scalyfin Southwest Pacific 22 SL 1987
Parma mccullochi McCulloch's scalyfin Eastern Indian Ocean 20 SL 1929
Parma microlepis White-ear scalyfin Southwest Pacific 14 SL 1862



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