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Old 01-09-2009, 09:07 PM   #1
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Damsels? Id these fish please

LFS just sold me these fish and am curious to what they are.
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Maybe a tri-color damsel. They also kinda look like some sort of angel too hmmm? What did the LFS call them?
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Brown damsel
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Old 01-09-2009, 09:55 PM   #5
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I found this fish listed as a "speckled Damsel" on a pet site
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Yep thats it. Thanks.
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It's a damsel.
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Old 01-11-2009, 04:04 PM   #8
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I'll take a closer look at these two damsels when I get into work tomorrow (where I'll have access to my books). However, I'm pretty certain the second one is Neoglyphidodon nigroris (see Neoglyphidodon nigroris, Black-and-gold chromis: aquarium). The juveniles of this species are very pretty, but the adults are fairly drab.

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I took a look through literature available to me at work, and can't come up with a confident identification for the damselfish in the first photo. It could be a speckled damsel (Pomacentrus bankanensis), as ffmd212 suggested, but it should be showing some remnant of the blue lines on the head and snout. However, these may be visible on the fish (rather than the photo). I'm pretty confident of the identifcation of the other photo as Neoglyphidodon nigroris. One thing, though, the common name given on Fishbase (black-and-gold chromis) is a little confusing, as it's not really a Chromis. A better name is Behn's damsel.

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