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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ovalentaria/misc
Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Pomachromis

(See list of species below)



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

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Pomachromis exilis
[Slender reef-damsel]



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

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Pomachromis fuscidorsalis
[Tahitian reef-damsel]



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

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Pomachromis guamensis
[Guam damsel]



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

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Pomachromis richardsoni
[Richardson's reef-damsel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pomachromis exilis Slender reef-damsel Western Central Pacific 5 SL 1973
Pomachromis fuscidorsalis Tahitian reef-damsel Eastern Central Pacific 6 SL 1974
Pomachromis guamensis Guam damsel Western Central Pacific 4.5 SL 1975
Pomachromis richardsoni Richardson's reef-damsel Indo-West Pacific 6 SL 1909



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