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