Canary damsel

The Canary damsel lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 0 - 25 m environment.

Latest Reader Comment - See MoreMy canary damsel is the hardiest of the hardiest! He has lasted through two cycles in both of my tanks. He's a soldier! Tony T. More

Deep Water Canary Damsel 14 Day Guarantee Live Shipping Information Deep Water Canary Damsel = Scientific Name: Chrysiptera galba Recommended Aquarium: 30 gallons + Approx. More

The Canary Damsel is not as aggressive as most Damsels. A bit pricey for a Damsel but worth the money. This one has been with us since December, 2002. Scroll down to see another picture. More

The canary damsel is now in another tank (3 gallon acrylic) with only saltwater and Epsom salt - no medication. I am in the process of cleaning out the original QT to rid it of medication residue. More

heard of a deep water canary damsel - and none were able to order one special for me when I inquired. One even laughed at me for being willing to spend $50 or more for a "damsel". I think he's gorgeous. More

Common names

Burrinho in Creole, Portuguese
Burrinho in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Burrinho in Portuguese (Português)
Canary damsel in English
Canary damselfish in Unknown
Castanheta preta in Portuguese (Português)
Castanheta-ferreira in Portuguese (Português)
Castanheta-preta in Portuguese (Português)
Demoiselle à ailes bleues in French (français)
Fula negra in Spanish (español)
Fungobedjo in Creole, Portuguese
Fungobedjo in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Fungobedjo in Portuguese (Português)
Kanarisk sergentfisk in Danish (dansk)
Merlim in Creole, Portuguese
Merlim in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Merlim in Portuguese (Português)
Soceti in Creole, Portuguese
Soceti in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Soceti in Portuguese (Português)
Tafunda in Creole, Portuguese
Tafunda in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Tafunda in Portuguese (Português)
浅共豆娘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
淺共豆娘魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacentridae
Genus : Abudefduf
Species : Abudefduf luridus
Authority : Cuvier, 1830