Obicular Damselfish (Amblyglyphidodon orbicularis)

Also known as Guru, Obicular Damsel, Sergeant


Also known as Guru, Obicular Damsel, Sergeant.

Found singly or in pairs over reef channels, shallow lagoons, coastal and outer reefs.
They feed on algae and zooplankton.
Length - 8cm
Depth - 4-40m
Widespread Pacific Ocean

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:


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