Stegastes diencaeus

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Stegastes diencaeus
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Stegastes diencaeus, Adult (Longfin Damselfish) (2848474835).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Family: Pomacentridae
Genus: Stegastes
S. diencaeus
Binomial name
Stegastes diencaeus
  • Eupomacentrus diencaeus Jordan & Rutter, 1897
  • Pomacentrus diencaeus (Jordan & Rutter, 1897)
  • Eupomacentrus mellis Emery & Burgess, 1974
  • Stegastes mellis (Emery & Burgess, 1974)

Stegastes diencaeus, the longfin damselfish, is a damselfish in the family Pomacentridae from the Western Atlantic. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 12.5 cm in length.[2]


  1. ^ Rocha, L.A. & Myers, R. (2015). "Stegastes diencaeus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T188592A1898995. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T188592A1898995.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2008). "Stegastes diencaeus" in FishBase. December 2008 version.

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