Bluespot Damsel (Juvenile) (Pomacentrus grammorhynchus)

Also known as Azurespot Damselfish, Orangetail Damsel

Description

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: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/5723

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