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Lemon damsel

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Lemon damsel

Characteristics

  • Usually occurs singly or in groups.
  • Feeds on algae and planktonic crustaceans.

Description

  • Body yellow.
  • A small black dot on upper pectoral fin base.
  • A small dark dot on gill cover, which may sometimes appear blue.
  • Anal fin with black or blue margin.

Common Name: Lemon damsel

Family Common Name: Damselfishes

Family: Pomacentridae

Scientific Name: Pomacentrus moluccensis ___(Bleeker, 1853)

Genus: Pomacentrus

Maximum Length: 9 cm (Total Length)