Amblyglyphidodon indicus

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Amblyglyphidodon indicus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae
Genus: Amblyglyphidodon
Species: A. indicus
Binomial name
Amblyglyphidodon indicus
(Allen & Randall, 2002)

Amblyglyphidodon indicus (Maldives damselfish) is a species of fish in the family Pomacentridae. It is native to the Indian Ocean, including the Red Sea and the Maldives.[1]


The fish reaches 8.3 centimeters in length.[1]


Its diet includes zooplankton and floating organic material.[2]


It is likely that this fish is reef-associated. It has been noted at depths up to 15 meters.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Amblyglyphidodon indicus. FishBase. 2011.
  2. ^ Lieske, E. and R. F. Myers. (2004). Coral Reef Guide: Red Sea. London, HarperCollins. ISBN 0-00-715986-2

Further reading[edit]

  • Allen, G. R. and J. E. Randall. (2002). A review of the leucogaster species complex of the Indo-Pacific pomacentrid genus Amblyglyphidodon, with descriptions of two new species. aqua: Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology 5(4) 139-52.