Cloudy dascyllus (Dascyllus carneus), is a species of marine fish in the family Pomacentridae. Cloudy dascyllus is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean from the eastern coast of Africa to Java Sea.
Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-16; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 13 - 14.
Associated with branching corals on inshore and offshore reefs. They occur in small schools.
Feed on plankton.
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding. Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate. Males guard and aerate the eggs.