Species Details

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Caerulean damsel   

Common Name: Caerulean damsel
Scientific Name: Pomacentrus caeruleus
Local Name: Dhon noo dhanbaa
Dhivehi Name: ދޮން ނޫ ދަނބާ
Animalia  (Kingdom)
Chordata  (Plylum)
Teleostei  (Class)
Perciformes  (Order)
Pomacentridae  (Family)
Pomacentrus   (Genus)

Caerulean damsel's description

Cerulean damselfish (Pomacentrus caeruleus), is a damselfish from the Western Indian Ocean to Maldives.

Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 15 - 16.

Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed.

Caerulean damsel's Behavior & Ecology

Adults inhabit lagoon and outer reef slopes, usually over rubble near base of reefs.

Caerulean damsel's Reproduction

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding. Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate. Males guard and aerate the eggs.

Caerulean damsel habitat