Pomacentrus

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Pomacentrus
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Pomacentrus pavo
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Family: Pomacentridae
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Pomacentrus
Lacépède, 1802
Type species
Chaetodon pavo
Bloch, 1787
Synonyms
  • Lepidopomacentrus Allen, 1975
  • Omopomacentrus Fowler, 1944
  • Parapomacentrus Bleeker, 1877
  • Pseudopomacentrus Bleeker, 1877

Pomacentrus is a genus of marine damselfish in the family Pomacentridae. These fish inhabit tropical locations and are often captured or bred as aquarium fish.

Species[edit]

Pomacentrus nagasakiensis
Pomacentrus sulfureus

There are currently 73 recognized species in this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liu, S.-Y.V., Ho, H.-C.H. & Dai, C.-F. (2014): A new species of Pomacentrus (Actinopterygii: Pomacentridae) from Micronesia, with comments on its phylogenetic relationships. Zoological Studies, 52 (6): 1-8.