Onespot Demoiselle (Juvenile) (Chrysiptera unimaculata)

Also known as Cape Damsel, Onespot Damsel, Onespot Damselfish

Description

Also known as Cape Damsel, Onespot Damsel, Onespot Damselfish.

Found singly or in small schools in moderate very shallow surge zones over reef flats, rocky beaches and rubble areas rich in algae growth.
They feed on benthic algae.
Very territorial.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 0-3m
Widespread Indo-West 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/5702

Related creatures

Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the Onespot Demoiselle (Juvenile). Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Onespot Demoiselle

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