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

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37 species (see list below)

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Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Stegastes acapulcoensis (Fowler, 1944)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes acapulcoensis
[Acapulco major]

Photo by Rocha, L.A.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stegastes adustus (Troschel, 1865)

Photo by Rocha, L.A.
 
Stegastes adustus
[Dusky damselfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Stegastes albifasciatus (Schlegel & Müller, 1839)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Stegastes albifasciatus
[Whitebar gregory]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stegastes altus (Okada & Ikeda, 1937)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes altus
[Japanese gregory]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stegastes apicalis (De Vis, 1885)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes apicalis
[Australian gregory]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Stegastes arcifrons (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes arcifrons
[Island major]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Stegastes aureus (Fowler, 1927)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes aureus
[Golden gregory]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Stegastes baldwini Allen & Woods, 1980

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes baldwini
[Baldwin's major]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Stegastes beebei (Nichols, 1924)

Photo by FAO
 
Stegastes beebei
[Southern whitetail major]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Stegastes diencaeus (Jordan & Rutter, 1897)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes diencaeus
[Longfin damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Stegastes emeryi (Allen & Randall, 1974)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes emeryi
[Emery's gregory]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm NG
Stegastes fasciolatus (Ogilby, 1889)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes fasciolatus
[Pacific gregory]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Stegastes flavilatus (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes flavilatus
[Beaubrummel]

Photo by Floeter, S.R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Stegastes fuscus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Stegastes fuscus
[Brazilian damsel]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Stegastes gascoynei (Whitley, 1964)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes gascoynei
[Coral sea gregory]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Stegastes imbricatus Jenyns, 1840

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes imbricatus
[Cape Verde gregory]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Stegastes insularis Allen & Emery, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes insularis
[Island gregory]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Stegastes leucorus (Gilbert, 1892)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stegastes leucorus
[Whitetail major]

Photo by Marsden, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Stegastes leucostictus (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Photo by Marsden, A.
 
Stegastes leucostictus
[Beaugregory]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Stegastes limbatus (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes limbatus
[Ebony gregory]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Stegastes lividus (Forster, 1801)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Stegastes lividus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Atlantic

Stegastes lubbocki Allen & Smith, 1992

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes lubbocki
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Stegastes nigricans (Lacepède, 1802)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes nigricans
[Dusky farmerfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Stegastes obreptus (Whitley, 1948)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes obreptus
[Western gregory]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Stegastes otophorus
[Freshwater gregory]

Photo by Pialek, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Stegastes partitus (Poey, 1868)

Photo by Pialek, L.
 
Stegastes partitus
[Bicolor damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Stegastes pelicieri Allen & Emery, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes pelicieri
[Mauritian gregory]

Photo by Floeter, S.R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Stegastes pictus (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Stegastes pictus
[Yellowtip damselfish]

Photo by Steele, M.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Stegastes planifrons (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Stegastes planifrons
[Threespot damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Stegastes punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stegastes punctatus
[Blunt snout gregory]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Stegastes rectifraenum (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Stegastes rectifraenum
[Cortez damselfish]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Stegastes redemptus (Heller & Snodgrass, 1903)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Stegastes redemptus
[Clarion major]

Photo by Sazima, I.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Stegastes rocasensis (Emery, 1972)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Stegastes rocasensis
[Rocas gregory]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Stegastes sanctaehelenae (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Stegastes sanctaehelenae
[]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Stegastes sanctipauli Lubbock & Edwards, 1981

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Stegastes sanctipauli
[Saint Paul's gregory]

Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.

Southwest Atlantic

Stegastes uenfi Novelli, Nunan & Lima, 2000

Photo by Sampaio, C.L.S.
 
Stegastes uenfi
[]

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Stegastes variabilis (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Stegastes variabilis
[Cocoa damselfish]
37 Species of Family Pomacentridae with Genus Stegastes
(Damselfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1944 Stegastes acapulcoensis Acapulco major Eastern Pacific 17 TL
1865 Stegastes adustus Dusky damselfish Western Central Atlantic 15 TL
1839 Stegastes albifasciatus Whitebar gregory Indo-Pacific 13 TL
1937 Stegastes altus Japanese gregory Northwest Pacific 15 TL
1885 Stegastes apicalis Australian gregory Western Pacific 15 TL
1903 Stegastes arcifrons Island major Eastern Pacific 13 SL
1927 Stegastes aureus Golden gregory Pacific Ocean 11 TL
1980 Stegastes baldwini Baldwin's major Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL
1924 Stegastes beebei Southern whitetail major Eastern Pacific 15 SL
1897 Stegastes diencaeus Longfin damselfish Western Atlantic 12.5 TL
1974 Stegastes emeryi Emery's gregory Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL
1889 Stegastes fasciolatus Pacific gregory Indo-Pacific 16.5 NG
1862 Stegastes flavilatus Beaubrummel Eastern Pacific 10 SL
1830 Stegastes fuscus Brazilian damsel Western Atlantic 12.6 TL
1964 Stegastes gascoynei Coral sea gregory Western Pacific 15 TL
1840 Stegastes imbricatus Cape Verde gregory Eastern Atlantic 10 SL
1985 Stegastes insularis Island gregory Eastern Indian Ocean 11 TL
1892 Stegastes leucorus Whitetail major Eastern Central Pacific 14 SL
1848 Stegastes leucostictus Beaugregory Western Atlantic 10 TL
1830 Stegastes limbatus Ebony gregory Western Indian Ocean 15 SL
1801 Stegastes lividus Eastern Central Pacific 8.9 SL
1992 Stegastes lubbocki Southeast Atlantic
1802 Stegastes nigricans Dusky farmerfish Indo-Pacific 14 TL
1948 Stegastes obreptus Western gregory Indo-Pacific 12 SL
1860 Stegastes otophorus Freshwater gregory Western Atlantic 13 TL
1868 Stegastes partitus Bicolor damselfish Western Atlantic 10 TL
1985 Stegastes pelicieri Mauritian gregory Western Indian Ocean 14 TL
1855 Stegastes pictus Yellowtip damselfish Western Atlantic 7.5 SL
1830 Stegastes planifrons Threespot damselfish Western Atlantic 13 TL
1825 Stegastes punctatus Blunt snout gregory Indo-Pacific 13 SL
1862 Stegastes rectifraenum Cortez damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 9 SL
1903 Stegastes redemptus Clarion major Eastern Central Pacific 12 SL
1972 Stegastes rocasensis Rocas gregory Western Atlantic 8.5 SL
1879 Stegastes sanctaehelenae Southeast Atlantic 9 SL
1981 Stegastes sanctipauli Saint Paul's gregory Eastern Central Atlantic 9 SL
2000 Stegastes uenfi Southwest Atlantic
1855 Stegastes variabilis Cocoa damselfish Western Atlantic 12.5 TL



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