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Regal Demoiselle - N. Sumatran Variation

ID: Similar to typical variation, but lacks yellow markings and upper lobe of tail is white. Sheltered inshore reefs around large coral formations or wreckage. Localized: Northern tip of Sumatra.

Regal Demoiselle - N. Sumatran Variation

ID: Similar to typical variation, but lacks yellow markings and upper lobe of tail is white. Sheltered inshore reefs around large coral formations or wreckage. Localized: Northern tip of Sumatra.

BROWN DEMOISELLE Neopomacentrus Slamentosus

SIZE: to 8 cm (3 in.) Damselfishes - Pomacentridae

BROWN DEMOISELLE Neopomacentrus Slamentosus

SIZE: to 8 cm (3 in.) Damselfishes - Pomacentridae

ID: Gray-brown, rear dorsal and tail fins abruptly clear; narrow blue margin on most fins. Soft bottoms of lagoons and inshore reefs also around coral and rock outcroppings or wreckage in 5-12 m.

East Indo-Asian Pacific: Andaman Sea to N. Australia and Coral Sea. north to Philippines.

Sweetwater Demoiselle

SWEETWATER DEMOISELLE Neopomacentrus aquadulcis SEE: to 10 cm (4 in.) Damselfishes - Pomacentndae

ID: Charcoal-gray: fins (except pectorals) have fine blue margins, pectoral fin base dark; broadly rounded tail lobes. Nuptial males display white margin on tail lobes. Form small groups. Tidal reaches of freshwater streams to 2 m. Localized: S.E. Papua New Guinea from Morobe coast to Milne Bay.

AM80N DAMSEL Pomacentrus amboinensis

SEE: to 10 cm (4 in.) Damselfishes - Pomacentndae

ED: Body color vanable according to locality but most commonly yellow: pale pink to blue blotches and markings on lower head. Juvenile • Black spot on rear dorsal fin persists on adults in Andaman Sea. Sandy areas in 2 - 40 m. East Indo - West Pacific: Andaman Sea to Fiji and Marshall Is. in Micronesia. - S.W. Japan to Australia.

WHITESPOT DAMSEL Pomacentrus albimaculus

SEE: to 9 cm (3'/.- in.) Damselfishes - Pomacentndae

ID: Gray to brown with dark scale outlines; white saddle on upper tail base. Solitary or form groups. Rocky outcroppings and debris of sandy inshore areas in 10 • 20 m. Localized: Reliably known only from the Madang region of Papua New Guinea.

COLIN'S DAMSEL Pomacentnis cobm

SEE: to 9 cm (3'/: in.) Damselfishes - Pomacentndae

ID: Gray with darker scale outlines and large white patch on upper rear body extending onto dorsal fin. Solitary or form loose groups. Shoreline reefs and lagoons in 10 -18 m. Localized: S.E. Papua New Guinea from Port Moresby to Milne Bay.

SPOTTED-CHEEK DAMSELFISH Pomacentrus spilotoceps SIZE: to 8 cm (3 in.) Damselfishes - Pomacentridae

ID: Reddish brown to purplish gray; dark "ear" spot, black spot on upper pectoral base, pale orange to pinkish blue spots on gill cover, and sometimes with yellow belly in Marshall Islands. Solitary or loose groups. Sheltered reefs in 2-15 m.

West Pacific: Tonga and Fiji, north to Marshall Is

K0M0D0 DAMSEL Pomacentrus komodoensis

SEE: to 8 cm (3 in.) Damselfishes - Pomacentndae

ID: Brown with darker scale margins; blue ins with thin inner yellow ring. Juvenile - Reddish tinge on back and blue-edged black spot on dorsal fin. Solitary or form groups. Rock or boulder-strewn shorelines to 5 m. Localized: Known only from Komodo L, Indonesia

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