SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=350) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Perciformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Abudefduf') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Pomacentrinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Abudefduf

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Abudefduf abdominalis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

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Abudefduf abdominalis
[Green damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf bengalensis (Bloch, 1787)

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Abudefduf bengalensis
[Bengal sergeant]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Abudefduf concolor (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf concolor
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Abudefduf conformis Randall & Earle, 1999

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Abudefduf conformis
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Abudefduf declivifrons (Gill, 1862)

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Abudefduf declivifrons
[Mexican nightsergeant]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf hoefleri (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Abudefduf hoefleri
[African sergeant]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Abudefduf lorenzi Hensley & Allen, 1977

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Abudefduf lorenzi
[Black-tail sergeant]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Abudefduf margariteus (Cuvier, 1830)

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Abudefduf margariteus
[Pearly sergeant]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf natalensis Hensley & Randall, 1983

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Abudefduf natalensis
[Natal sergeant]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Abudefduf notatus (Day, 1870)

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Abudefduf notatus
[Yellowtail sergeant]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 22.9 cm TL
Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Abudefduf saxatilis
[Sergeant-major]

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Abudefduf septemfasciatus (Cuvier, 1830)

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Abudefduf septemfasciatus
[Banded sergeant]

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801)

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Abudefduf sexfasciatus
[Scissortail sergeant]

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Abudefduf sordidus (Forsskål, 1775)

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Abudefduf sordidus
[Blackspot sergeant]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Abudefduf sparoides (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

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Abudefduf sparoides
[False-eye sergeant]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Abudefduf taurus (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

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Abudefduf taurus
[Night sergeant]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf troschelii (Gill, 1862)

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Abudefduf troschelii
[Panamic sergeant major]

Photo by Fenner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Fenner, R.
 
Abudefduf vaigiensis
[Indo-Pacific sergeant]

Photo by Kochzius, M.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Abudefduf whitleyi Allen & Robertson, 1974

Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Abudefduf whitleyi
[Whitley's sergeant]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Abudefduf abdominalis Green damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL 1825
Abudefduf bengalensis Bengal sergeant Western Pacific 17 TL 1787
Abudefduf concolor Eastern Pacific 19 TL 1862
Abudefduf conformis Eastern Central Pacific 13.1 SL 1999
Abudefduf declivifrons Mexican nightsergeant Eastern Pacific 18 SL 1862
Abudefduf hoefleri African sergeant Eastern Atlantic 20 TL 1881
Abudefduf lorenzi Black-tail sergeant Western Central Pacific 18 TL 1977
Abudefduf margariteus Pearly sergeant Western Indian Ocean 16 SL 1830
Abudefduf natalensis Natal sergeant Western Indian Ocean 17 TL 1983
Abudefduf notatus Yellowtail sergeant Indo-West Pacific 17 TL 1870
Abudefduf saxatilis Sergeant-major Atlantic Ocean 22.9 TL 1758
Abudefduf septemfasciatus Banded sergeant Indo-Pacific 23 TL 1830
Abudefduf sexfasciatus Scissortail sergeant Indo-Pacific 19 TL 1801
Abudefduf sordidus Blackspot sergeant Indo-Pacific 24 TL 1775
Abudefduf sparoides False-eye sergeant Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1825
Abudefduf taurus Night sergeant Western Atlantic 25 TL 1848
Abudefduf troschelii Panamic sergeant major Eastern Pacific 20 TL 1862
Abudefduf vaigiensis Indo-Pacific sergeant Indo-Pacific 20 TL 1825
Abudefduf whitleyi Whitley's sergeant Western Pacific 14 SL 1974



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