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Stegastes punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825)

Blunt snout gregory

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Pomacentridae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Known from Nicobars Red Sea and East African coast to the Line and Society Islands, north to the Ryukyu and Bonin Islands, south to New Caledonia, Tonga and throughout Micronesia
East and west coasts ndo-Pacific: Red Sea and East African coast to the Line and Society Islands, north to the Ryukyu and Bonin Islands, south to New Caledonia and Tonga; throughout Micronesia.
Synonyms
Pomacentrus punctatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Pomacentrus prosopotaenioides Bleeker, 1852
Pomacentrus cyanospilos Bleeker, 1853
Pomacentrus cyanospilus Bleeker, 1853
Pomacentrus kumkum Montrouzier, 1857
Pomacentrus obscurus Thiollière, 1857
Type specimen
Stegastes punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) punctatus, Pomacentrus Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1825:395, Pl. 64 (fig. 1) [Voyage autour du monde; Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype: MNHN 0000-8505. Synonym: Stegastes punctatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825), Pomacentrus punctatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825, Pomacentrus prosopotaenioides Bleeker, 1852, Pomacentrus cyanospilos Bleeker, 1853, Pomacentrus cyanospilus Bleeker, 1853, Pomacentrus kumkum Montrouzier, 1857, Pomacentrus obscurus Thiollière, 1857.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
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3 Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-16; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 12 - 14. D XII 14-16 A II 12-14 Allen, G.R. and A.R. Emery, 1985.