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Pomacentrus amboinensis  Bleeker, 1868

Ambon damsel
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pomacentridae (Damselfishes) > Pomacentrinae
Etymology: Pomacentrus: Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum + Greek, kentron = sting (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Bleeker.

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino asociado a arrecife; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); rango de profundidad 2 - 40 m (Ref. 7247).   Tropical, preferred ?; 30°N - 25°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Pacific: Indonesia to Vanuatu, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to Scott Reef (eastern Indian Ocean) and New Caledonia. Recently recorded from Tonga (Ref. 53797).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 48636)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 13; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 14-16; Espinas anales 2; Radios blandos anales: 14 - 16.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

An ubiquitous species found in lagoons, coastal reefs, passages and outer reef slopes. Inhabits sandy areas around coral or rock outcrops or other protective shelter. Adults are usually in small groups (Ref. 48636). Feed primarily on algae, but also takes zooplankton. 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). Have been reared in captivity (Ref. 35404.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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 | Referencias | Coordinador : Allen, Gerald R. | Colaboradores

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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