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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Dischistodus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dischistodus chrysopoecilus White-spot damsel Western Central Pacific 15 TL 1839
Dischistodus darwiniensis Banded damsel-fish Western Pacific 10.3 SL 1928
Dischistodus fasciatus Banded damsel Western Pacific 11.5 SL 1830
Dischistodus melanotus Black-vent damsel Western Pacific 16 TL 1858
Dischistodus perspicillatus White damsel Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1830
Dischistodus prosopotaenia Honey-head damsel Indo-West Pacific 18.5 TL 1852
Dischistodus pseudochrysopoecilus Monarch damsel Western Central Pacific 18 TL 1974



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