Dusky damselfish

The Dusky damselfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 0 - 3 m environment.

The dusky damselfish has a relative intestine length (RIL = intestine length/standard length) of 1.2 and a Zihler index {ZI = intestine length (mm)/10} of 3.4. These values are significantly lower (PRIL = PZI 0.05) for both dusky (6. More

The dusky damselfish is a non-migratory, reef associated species that ranges from Florida to Venezuela. Age at maturity and maximum age are estimated at 1.5 and 5.5 years, respectively. More

Common names

Chopita prieta in Spanish (español)
Dusky damselfish in English
jaqueta prieta in Spanish (español)
Leopoldito lucio in Spanish (español)
Scarlet-backed demoiselle in English
scarletback damselfish in English
巴哈馬雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
巴哈马雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
紅背眶鋸雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
红背眶锯雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacentridae
Genus : Stegastes
Species : Stegastes adustus
Authority : Troschel, 1865