Grey Demoiselle (Chrysiptera glauca)

Also known as Blue Damsel, Grey Damsel, Grey Damselfish, Pale-blue Damsel, Sombre Damselfish

Description

Also known as Blue Damsel, Grey Damsel, Grey Damselfish, Pale-blue Damsel, Sombre Damselfish.

Found in small schools over exposed mild surge zones of rock and rubble reef flats and sandy beaches.
They feed on benthic algae.
Length - 11cm
Depth - 0-3m
Widespread Indo-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/Chrysiptera-glauca.html

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