Blacktail Sergeant (Abudefduf lorenzi)

Also known as Blacktail Sergeant Major, Black-tailed Sergeant, Black-tailed Sergeant Major, Sergeant, Sergeant Majors

Description

Also known as Blacktail Sergeant Major, Black-tailed Sergeant, Black-tailed Sergeant Major, Sergeant, Sergeant Majors.

Found singly or in small schools over shallow protected waters close to breakwaters, docks and shorelines of coastal areas.
They feed on algae and small benthic invertebrates.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 0-6m
Widespread Western Central Pacific

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. 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.

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