Damselfish are found throughout the world, and are almost always associated with coral reefs. The average size of most Damsels in an aquarium is around two inches, but in the wild the largest member of this family reaches over 14 inches in length. More

Damselfish, the common name of a family of brightly colored marine fish. They inhabit coral reefs and rocky coastal regions of tropical waters. Damselfish are popular aquarium fish. Most species are less than six inches (15 cm) long. More

Certain damselfishes are found associated with sea anemones, which are injurious to the fishes' predators, and which afford protection to the damselfish. Damselfish are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Osteichthyes, order Perciformes, family Pomacentridae. More

Damselfish refers to members of the family Pomacentridae, except those of the two genera Amphiprion and Premnas. More

Damselfish refers to members of the family Pomacentridae except those of the genera Amphiprion and Premnas. Other species within the family have common names that include the word 'damselfish', but in almost all cases this is qualified with an adjective or other descriptor. More

damselfish species, although the structural matrix of the reef that provides shelter and nest sites, also decreases rapidly with increasing depth.Two new species of damselfishes (Pomacentridae: Chromis) from ... by Allen, Gerald R.; Erdmann, Mark V. More

as the Blue Devil Damselfish, is an extremely popular marine fish because it is readily available and because it is very hardy. Although we don't recommend it, many hobbyists use this fish to cycle new saltwater tanks. More

All Damselfishes are marine creatures, but a few species can be encountered in the lower stretches of freshwater rivers. More

Damselfishes (Pomacentrus) any of about 250 species of small, primarily tropical marine fishes of the family Pomacentridae (order Perciformes) found in the Atlantic and Indo-Pacific oceans. Damselfishes are deep-bodied and usually have forked tails. More

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Neon velvet damselfish or Paraglyphidodon oxyodon belong to the family Pomacentridae. This species is indigenous to the western central Pacific and Indo-Australian Archipelago including Indonesia and the Philippines. Large concentrations can be found off the coastlines Fiji. More

Blacktail Dascyllus Damselfish, these Damsels have three White and four Black vertical bars, along the length of the fish, with a small White Spot just above the Lip of the fish. More

Damselfish (family Pomacentridae) create bright ovals of energetic color on the reefs. They are very common and so plentiful that the reef seems to be alive with darting, turning, hiding, often curious small colorful ovals. There are over 240 species of damselfish in the Indo-Pacific. More

damselfish, common name for members of the large family Pomacentridae, marine fishes of tropical waters. Common in the West Indies and along the Florida coasts are the sergeant-major, named for its vertical stripes, and the reef fish, found among coral reefs. More

The average size of most Damselfish is two inches. They are often used to break in or cycle new aquariums. The majority of these fish are highly territorial, and may become aggressive toward other tankmates. They do well in groups of the same species. More

The Blue Damselfish is probably the best selling marine fish in the United States. Beginning hobbyists relish its hardiness and small size, while advanced aquarists praise the color and activity this member of the Pomacentridae family brings to the aquarium. More

The damselfish family contains many species and members are abundant throughout the world's warm waters. They have a variety of lifestyles including algae farmers, zooplankton feeders, and partners with sea anemones. Many are territorial and males may maintain a harem of females. More

The Damselfish (Pomacentridae): The Damselfishes are a group of small, very colorful reef fishes found throughout the subtropical and tropical regions of the world’s oceans. More

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The Black Damselfish is also known as the Bluefin Damselfish, Bowtie Damselfish, Yellow-back Damsel, and Royal Damsel. As a juvenile, it is very attractive, with a gray body highlighted by bright yellow dorsally and blue pectoral fins. More

The Half-blue Damselfish, also known as the Azure Damselfish, is a two-tone, darting marine fish. The front portion of the body is bright blue. The posterior portion, anal fin, and tail are yellow. There is a species variation in the amount of yellow on the body of the fish. More

damselfish or dam·sel·fish·es Any of various small tropical marine fishes of the family Pomacentridae, having laterally compressed, usually brightly colored bodies. Also called demoiselle. More

Damselfish will ignore invertebrates in the aquarium and feed on zooplankton and algae. Do not keep them with butterflyfish and clownfish. A varied diet of meaty items such as mysid shrimp and vitamin-enriched shrimp, herbivore flakes, and frozen preparations should be offered. More

Damselfishes are an extremely important group of ubiquitous, circumtropical coral reef fishes. Along with the clown-anemone fishes (Amphiprion, Premnas) damselfishes make up the family Pomacentridae, with some 28 genera and @ 321 species. We will discuss the Anemonefishes (Subfamily Amphiprionae) in a following article. More

damselfish definition damsel·fish (-fis̸h′) noun pl. More

Picture of Stegastes leucorus has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
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Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacentridae
Genus : Stegastes
Species : Stegastes leucorus
Authority : Gilbert, 1892