Miry's Demoiselle (Neopomacentrus miryae)

Also known as Lyretail Damselfish, Miry's Damsel, Miry's Damselfish

Description

Also known as Lyretail Damselfish, Miry's Damsel, Miry's Damselfish.

Found in loose schools over inshore coral reefs.
They feed on algae, fish eggs and zooplankton.
Length - 11cm
Depth - 1-25m
Western Indian Ocean - Red Sea, Saudia Arabia

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/12461

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