Beaugregory (Stegastes leucostictus)

Also known as Beaugregory Damsel, Beaugregory Damselfish, Farmer Damsel, Gregory, Yellowbelly

Description

Also known as Beaugregory Damsel, Beaugregory Damselfish, Farmer Damsel, Gregory, Yellowbelly.

Found singly close to the substrate, over seagrass beds, mangroves, sandy areas and sponge beds of shallow coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on filamentous algae, planktonic crustaceans, molluscs and worms.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 0-10m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

Damselfish are egg layers.
First they clear a site ready for a nest, then engage in a mating dance with rapid swimming and fin movements, during this time the males will often turn a shade or two darker and may display white blotches. Spawning occurs at dawn. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Stegastes-leucostictus.html

Related creatures

Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the Beaugregory . Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Beaugregory (Juvenile)

Beaugregory (Juvenile)

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