Pomacentrus chrysurus   Cuvier,  1830 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Pomacentridae

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E

Description
Color: Variable in color, juveniles bright orange over the back they may persist in some individuals in adults. Tail in adults white, a feature less prominent in young.


Synonym (s)
Glyphidodon luteocaudatus Saville-Kent, 1893
Pomacentrus flavicauda Whitley, 1928
Pomacentrus hogoleuensis Hombron & Jacquinot, 1853
Pomacentrus luteocaudatus (Saville-Kent, 1893)
Pomacentrus rhodonotatus Cuvier, 1830
(Misspelling)
Pomacentrus rhodonotus Bleeker, 1853

Common Name (s)
• Whitetail Damsel (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Public aquariums)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated
Prey:  Algae

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Grub Island INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

Page last updated on:2011-08-16

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