Scissortail sergeant


  • Polygynous. Males guard and take care of eggs during mating season.
  • Mainly feeds on plankton.


  • Body from bluish, greenish to whitish.
  • Four vertical dark bars on body and one on caudal peduncle.
  • Two black stripes on the upper and lower lobs of caudal fin. The stripe on the upper lob reaches caudal peduncle.

Common Name: Scissor-tail sergeant, Scissortail sergeant

Family Common Name: Damselfishes

Scientific Name: Abudefduf sexfasciatus___(Lacepède, 1801)

Maximum Length: 19 cm (Total Length)