Green Sergeant (Abudefduf whitleyi)

Also known as Sergeant, Sergeant-Major, Whitley's Sergeant, Whitley's Sergeant Major

Description

Also known as Sergeant, Sergeant-Major, Whitley's Sergeant, Whitley's Sergeant Major.

Found singly or in large schools over shallow outer edges of surge gutters and reefs.
They feed high in the water column on zooplankton.
Length - 14cm
Depth - 1-5m
Western Pacific - Australia, Coral Sea, New Caledonia

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/9626

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