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Pomacentrus coelestis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Pomacentrus
Lacépède, 1802

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.


Pomacentrus nagasakiensis
Pomacentrus sulfureus

There are currently 73 recognized species in this genus:


  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.