Pomacentrus caeruleopunctatus Allen, 2002
Pomacentrus caeruleopunctatus
photo by Tyler, E.

Family:  Pomacentridae (Damselfishes), subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 7 - 10 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar (Ref. 46206) and Tanzania (E. Tyler, pers. comm. 07/04).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Life history characteristics for the family specify that this group is oviparous, with distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.09.03
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 20.07.11

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