White-tail damsel

Characteristics

  • Mainly feeds on algae.
  • Forms pairs when breeding. Males guard and aerate demersal eggs.

Description

Juvenile:

  • Body dark grey to bluish, orange dorsally.
  • Tail pale to transparent.
  • A blue-margined black spot on posterior part of dorsal fin.

Adult:

  •  Body dark grey to brown.
  •  Tail white.
  • Blue-margined black spots still present in adults.

Common Name: White-tail damsel

Family Common Name: Damselfishes

Scientific Name: Pomacentrus chrysurus___(Cuvier, 1830)

Maximum Length: 9 cm (Total Length)