Brazilian damsel

The Brazilian damsel lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 1 - 12 m , usually 1 - 4 m environment.

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Territorial defence by Brazilian damselfish Stegastes fuscus was studied in north-east Brazil through underwater observations. The fish mostly fed on Gellidium sp. and strongly defended a territory with a mean size of 2 m2 (range 1·27-3·07 m2); its mean ± S.D. More

Common names

Brazilian damsel in English
Castanheta in Portuguese (Português)
Demoiselle in English
Dusky damselfish in English
Garbik strojny in Polish (polski)
Ladronchi pretu in Papiamento
Maria-mole in Portuguese (Português)
Querê-querê in Portuguese (Português)
QuerÍ-querÍ in Portuguese (Português)
暗真雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
暗真雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
棕眶鋸雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
棕眶锯雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
棕雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
棕雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacentridae
Genus : Stegastes
Species : Stegastes fuscus
Authority : Cuvier, 1830