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Damselfish

  1. 1. Damselfish<br />By: Abby Lucas<br />
  2. 2. Blue Chromis<br />Adult<br />Slender, deeply forked <br />tail with dark borders.<br />
  3. 3. Brown Chromis<br />Adult<br />Border of dorsal fin and tips of tail fin yellow.<br />Dark spot around base of pectoral fin.<br />
  4. 4. Black saddle on upper base of tail.<br />Threespot Damselfish<br />Yellow-gold crescent above eyes.<br />Adult<br />Larger second dot on back and dorsal fin is lost with maturity.<br />Dark spot on base <br />of pectoral fin.<br />Black saddle on upper base of tail is retained into adulthood.<br />Juvenile<br />
  5. 5. Beaugregory<br />Adult<br />Pale to yellowish tail.<br />Juvenile<br />Blue wash from snout across nape, down back and dorsal fin.<br />
  6. 6. Bicolor Damselfish<br />Forebody is <br />usually black.<br />Adults<br />
  7. 7. Cocoa Damselfish<br />Area around <br />eyes dark.<br />Dark spot usually present on upper base of tail.<br />Dark spot on base of pectoral fin.<br />Adult<br />Young Adult<br />Juvenile<br />Blue wash from snout across nape, down the back and dorsal fin.<br />Dark spot on upper base of tail.<br />
  8. 8. Dusky Damselfish<br />Dorsal and anal fins rounded and rarely extend beyond base of tail.<br />Adult<br />Juvenile<br />Brilliant orange wash from snout across nape and about halfway down dorsal fin.<br />
  9. 9. Longfin Damselfish<br />Dorsal and anal fins elongate and pointed, extending well beyond base of tail.<br />Adult<br />Brilliant blue lines run from snout across nape and down back.<br />Juvenile<br />
  10. 10. Yellowtail Damselfish<br />Intermediate<br />Adult<br />Yellow tail.<br />Translucent to whitish tail, changes to yellow with maturity.<br />Juvenile<br />Brilliant blue dots on dark blue.<br />
  11. 11. Sergeant Major<br />Adult<br />Five black <br />body bars.<br />Upper lip does not overhang lower.<br />

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