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Pomacentrus australis  Allen & Robertson, 1974

Australian damsel
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pomacentridae (Damselfishes) > Pomacentrinae
Etymology: Pomacentrus: Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum + Greek, kentron = sting (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; ej vandrande; djupintervall 5 - 35 m (Ref. 7247).   Tropical, preferred ?

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Western Pacific: southern half of the Great Barrier Reef, and New South Wales, to the vicinity of Sydney, Australia.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9710)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 14; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 13-14; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 14 - 15

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit lagoon and outer reef environments at One Tree Island, GBR in Australia. Found solitarily or in small groups in open sandy or rubble areas with occasional coral outcrops. Feed primarily on algae (Ref. 7247). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Allen, Gerald R. | Medarbetare

Allen, G.R., 1991. Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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