Talbot's Demoiselle (Chrysiptera talboti)

Also known as Talbot's Damsel, Talbot's Damselfish


Also known as Talbot's Damsel, Talbot's Damselfish.

Found singly, over mixed coral and rubble patches, of deep lagoons and fringing reef slopes, rich in coral growth.
They feed just above the bottom on zooplankton.
Length - 6cm
Depth - 3-35m
Widespread Western 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. (edit) Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/5700


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