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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ovalentaria/misc
Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Neopomacentrus

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Neopomacentrus aktites Allen, Moore & Allen, 2017

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Neopomacentrus aktites
[Western Australian demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Neopomacentrus anabatoides (Bleeker, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Neopomacentrus anabatoides
[Silver demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Neopomacentrus aquadulcis Jenkins & Allen, 2002

Photo by Photo by Jenkins, A.P.
 
Neopomacentrus aquadulcis
[Sweetwater demoiselle]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Neopomacentrus azysron (Bleeker, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus azysron
[Yellowtail demoiselle]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Neopomacentrus bankieri (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Neopomacentrus bankieri
[Chinese demoiselle]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Neopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Neopomacentrus cyanomos
[Regal demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Neopomacentrus fallax (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Neopomacentrus fallax
[Violet damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Neopomacentrus filamentosus (Macleay, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Neopomacentrus filamentosus
[Brown demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Neopomacentrus fuliginosus (Smith, 1960)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus fuliginosus
[African demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Neopomacentrus metallicus (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Neopomacentrus metallicus
[Metallic demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Neopomacentrus miryae Dor & Allen, 1977

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus miryae
[Miry's demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Neopomacentrus nemurus (Bleeker, 1857)

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Neopomacentrus nemurus
[Coral demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Neopomacentrus sindensis (Day, 1873)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus sindensis
[Arabian demoiselle]



Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Neopomacentrus sororius Randall & Allen, 2005

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus sororius
[Twin demoiselle]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Neopomacentrus taeniurus (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus taeniurus
[Freshwater demoiselle]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Neopomacentrus violascens (Bleeker, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neopomacentrus violascens
[Violet demoiselle]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Neopomacentrus xanthurus Allen & Randall, 1981

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Neopomacentrus xanthurus
[Red Sea demoiselle]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Neopomacentrus aktites Western Australian demoiselle Eastern Indian Ocean 5.4 SL 2017
Neopomacentrus anabatoides Silver demoiselle Western Central Pacific 10.5 TL 1847
Neopomacentrus aquadulcis Sweetwater demoiselle Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 2002
Neopomacentrus azysron Yellowtail demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 7.5 TL 1877
Neopomacentrus bankieri Chinese demoiselle Western Pacific 8 TL 1846
Neopomacentrus cyanomos Regal demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1856
Neopomacentrus fallax Violet damsel Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1855
Neopomacentrus filamentosus Brown demoiselle Western Central Pacific 11 TL 1882
Neopomacentrus fuliginosus African demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1960
Neopomacentrus metallicus Metallic demoiselle Western Central Pacific 6 SL 1906
Neopomacentrus miryae Miry's demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1977
Neopomacentrus nemurus Coral demoiselle Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1857
Neopomacentrus sindensis Arabian demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 10 TL 1873
Neopomacentrus sororius Twin demoiselle Indian Ocean 6.4 SL 2005
Neopomacentrus taeniurus Freshwater demoiselle Indo-West Pacific 10 TL 1856
Neopomacentrus violascens Violet demoiselle Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL 1848
Neopomacentrus xanthurus Red Sea demoiselle Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1981



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