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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Dascyllus

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Dascyllus abudafur
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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Dascyllus albisella Gill, 1862

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Dascyllus albisella
[Hawaiian dascyllus]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Dascyllus aruanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Dascyllus aruanus
[Whitetail dascyllus]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Dascyllus auripinnis Randall & Randall, 2001

Photo by Photo by Frische, J.
 
Dascyllus auripinnis
[]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Dascyllus carneus Fischer, 1885

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Dascyllus carneus
[Cloudy dascyllus]



Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Dascyllus flavicaudus Randall & Allen, 1977

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dascyllus flavicaudus
[Yellowtail dascyllus]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Dascyllus marginatus (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Dascyllus marginatus
[Marginate dascyllus]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Dascyllus melanurus Bleeker, 1854

Photo by Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Dascyllus melanurus
[Blacktail humbug]



Eastern Central Indian Oc
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Dascyllus reticulatus (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Dascyllus reticulatus
[Reticulate dascyllus]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Dascyllus strasburgi Klausewitz, 1960

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dascyllus strasburgi
[Strasburg's dascyllus]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Dascyllus trimaculatus (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dascyllus trimaculatus
[Threespot dascyllus]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dascyllus abudafur Indian Ocean 1775
Dascyllus albisella Hawaiian dascyllus Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL 1862
Dascyllus aruanus Whitetail dascyllus Pacific Ocean 10 TL 1758
Dascyllus auripinnis Eastern Central Pacific 11.5 SL 2001
Dascyllus carneus Cloudy dascyllus Indian Ocean 7 TL 1885
Dascyllus flavicaudus Yellowtail dascyllus Pacific 12 TL 1977
Dascyllus marginatus Marginate dascyllus Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1829
Dascyllus melanurus Blacktail humbug Western Pacific 8 TL 1854
Dascyllus reticulatus Reticulate dascyllus Eastern Central Indian Oc 9 TL 1846
Dascyllus strasburgi Strasburg's dascyllus Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL 1960
Dascyllus trimaculatus Threespot dascyllus Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1829



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