Threespot damsel

The Threespot damsel lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 3 m environment.

The Threespot Damsel is yellow with a black spot on each side of the dorsal and one at the top of the caudal peduncle. As the fish matures, the yellow fades to grey with some hints of yellow on the face and forebody. More

Threespot damselfishes on Singapore shores - Tanah Merah, Oct 09 - Sisters Island, May 07 More

Common names

Baro-baro in Tagalog
Baro-baro in Visayan
Damselfish in English
Gombing in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Palata in Tagalog
Palata in Visayan
Palata in Waray-waray
Pata in Davawenyo
Pata-pata in Cebuano
Puyong dagat in Tagalog
Samok-samok in Kagayanen
Three-spot damsel in English
Three-spot damsel-fish in English
Threespot damsel in English
threespot demoiselle in English
三斑雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
三斑雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacentridae
Genus : Pomacentrus
Species : Pomacentrus tripunctatus
Authority : Cuvier, 1830