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

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon bonang (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Modder, T.
 
Neoglyphidodon bonang
[Ocellated damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Neoglyphidodon carlsoni (Allen, 1975)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoglyphidodon carlsoni
[Carlson's damsel]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Neoglyphidodon crossi Allen, 1991

Photo by Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Neoglyphidodon crossi
[Cross' damsel]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon melas (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Neoglyphidodon melas
[Bowtie damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Neoglyphidodon mitratus Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Neoglyphidodon mitratus
[Eastern barhead damselfish]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon nigroris (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoglyphidodon nigroris
[Black-and-gold chromis]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon oxyodon (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoglyphidodon oxyodon
[Bluestreak damselfish]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Neoglyphidodon polyacanthus (Ogilby, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neoglyphidodon polyacanthus
[Multispine damselfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Neoglyphidodon thoracotaeniatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Neoglyphidodon thoracotaeniatus
[Barhead damsel]



9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Neoglyphidodon bonang Ocellated damsel Indo-West Pacific 13.5 TL 1852
Neoglyphidodon carlsoni Carlson's damsel Western Central Pacific 10 SL 1975
Neoglyphidodon crossi Cross' damsel Western Central Pacific 10 SL 1991
Neoglyphidodon melas Bowtie damselfish Indo-West Pacific 18 TL 1830
Neoglyphidodon mitratus Eastern barhead damselfish Western Pacific 6.2 SL 2012
Neoglyphidodon nigroris Black-and-gold chromis Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1830
Neoglyphidodon oxyodon Bluestreak damselfish Western Central Pacific 15 TL 1858
Neoglyphidodon polyacanthus Multispine damselfish Western Pacific 12 SL 1889
Neoglyphidodon thoracotaeniatus Barhead damsel Western Central Pacific 13.5 TL 1928



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