Chrysiptera rex

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Chrysiptera rex
Chrysiptera rex - Zoo Frankfurt.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae
Genus: Chrysiptera
Species: C. rex
Binomial name
Chrysiptera rex
(Snyder, 1909)

Chrysiptera rex is a species of damselfish known by the common name king demoiselle. It is native to the eastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific, where it lives around reefs. It grows up to 7 centimeters long. It is of commercial importance in the aquarium trade.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Chrysiptera rex. FishBase. 2011.