Bluespot Damsel (Juvenile) (Pomacentrus grammorhynchus)

Also known as Azurespot Damselfish, Orangetail Damsel


Also known as Azurespot Damselfish, Orangetail Damsel.

Found singly or in small schools, sheltering in branching corals, close to lagoons, passages and shorelines.
They feed on benthic algae.
Length - 9cm
Depth - 2-12m
Widespread Western 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. Ref:

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 Bluespot Damsel (Juvenile). Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Bluespot Damsel

Bluespot Damsel

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