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

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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Photo by Boyle, K.S.

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

Photo by Boyle, K.S.
 
Dascyllus albisella
[Hawaiian dascyllus]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Dascyllus aruanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Photo by Frische, J.

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

Photo by Frische, J.
 
Dascyllus auripinnis
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Kochzius, M.

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

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

Photo by Bos, A.

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

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

Photo by Patzner, R.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Dascyllus reticulatus (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Dascyllus reticulatus
[Reticulate dascyllus]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Dascyllus trimaculatus (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Dascyllus trimaculatus
[Threespot dascyllus]
10 Species of Family Pomacentridae with Genus Dascyllus
(Damselfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1862 Dascyllus albisella Hawaiian dascyllus Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL
1758 Dascyllus aruanus Whitetail dascyllus Indo-West Pacific 10 TL
2001 Dascyllus auripinnis Eastern Central Pacific 11.5 SL
1885 Dascyllus carneus Cloudy dascyllus Indian Ocean 7 TL
1977 Dascyllus flavicaudus Yellowtail dascyllus Eastern Central Pacific 12 TL
1829 Dascyllus marginatus Marginate dascyllus Western Indian Ocean 6 TL
1854 Dascyllus melanurus Blacktail humbug Western Pacific 8 TL
1846 Dascyllus reticulatus Reticulate dascyllus Pacific Ocean 9 TL
1960 Dascyllus strasburgi Strasburg's dascyllus Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL
1829 Dascyllus trimaculatus Threespot dascyllus Indo-Pacific 11 SL



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