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Stegastes obreptus (Whitley, 1948)

Western Gregory

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Pomacentridae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Indian coasts Indo-Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, encompassing the indo-Malayan Archipelago, Western Australia north of islands, reaching eastward along the northern margin of the tropical Indian Ocean to Sri Lanka and India.
Along the coast Ryukyu Islands, Indo-Malayan Archipelago, Western Australia, Sri Lanka
Pomacentrus obreptus Whitley, 1948
Type specimen
Stegastes obreptus (Whitley, 1948) obreptus, Pomacentrus Whitley [G. P.] 1948:275 [Australian Zoologist v. 11 (pt 3); Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia. Holotype: AMS IB.1571. Paratypes: AMS IB.1572 (1). Synonym: Stegastes obreptus (Whitley, 1948), Pomacentrus obreptus Whitley, 1948.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 : Body and median fins generally brown to nearly black; body paler ventrally; fins grading to smoky gray distally. Margin of scales on sides with blackish streak, appearing as series of transverse bands; few small blue spots scattered on head and sides. P Allen, G.R. and A.R. Emery, 1985. A review of the Pomacentrid fishes of the genus Stegastes from the Indo-Pacific, with descriptions of two new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (3):31.