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Dascyllus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Dascyllus
Higher classification  Pomacentridae
Order  Perciformes
Family  Pomacentridae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
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Lower classifications  Threespot dascyllus, Whitetail dascyllus, Dascyllus melanurus, Dascyllus reticulatus, Dascyllus albisella

Dascyllus fish vs octopus


Dascyllus is a genus of fish in the family Pomacentridae. They are usually commensals with corals.

Contents

Humbug damselfish care dascyllus melanurus


Species

There are currently 11 recognized species in this genus:

Dascyllus Dascyllus trimaculatus
  • Dascyllus abudafur (Forsskål, 1775) (Indian Ocean humbug)
  • Dascyllus albisella T. N. Gill, 1862 (Hawaiian dascyllus)
  • Dascyllus aruanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Whitetail dascyllus)
  • Dascyllus auripinnis J. E. Randall & H. A. Randall, 2001
  • Dascyllus carneus J. G. Fischer, 1885 (Cloudy dascyllus)
  • Dascyllus flavicaudus H. A. Randall & G. R. Allen, 1977 (Yellowtail dascyllus)
  • Dascyllus marginatus (Rüppell, 1829) (Marginate dascyllus)
  • Dascyllus melanurus Bleeker, 1854 (Blacktail humbug)
  • Dascyllus reticulatus (J. Richardon, 1846) (Reticulate dascyllus)
  • Dascyllus strasburgi Klausewitz, 1960 (Strasburg's dascyllus)
  • Dascyllus trimaculatus (Rüppell, 1829) (Threespot dascyllus)
  • Trivia

    Deb, a character in the animated film Finding Nemo, is a damselfish of genus Dascyllus.

    Dascyllus Banded Humbug Dascyllus aruanus Linnaeus 1758 Australian Museum
    Dascyllus Dascyllus reticulatus Wikipedia
    Dascyllus Dascyllus melanurus
    Dascyllus Cloudy dascyllus Dascyllus carneus in aquarium

    References

    Dascyllus Wikipedia


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