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Neopomacentrus sororius Randall & Allen, 2005

Twin demoiselle

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
Along the coast. Indian Ocean: Kenya to Thailand Kenya, Thailand and south to Indonesia.
Lakshadweep Islands, Gulf of Mannar (Randall & Allen, 2005) Indian Ocean (Randall & Allen, 2005)
Synonyms
Neopomacentrus sororius  Randall & Allen, 2005
Type specimen
Neonoemacheilus peguensis (Hora, 1929) peguensis, Nemachilus Hora [S. L.] 1929:320, Pl. 14 (figs. 1-2) [Records of the Indian Museum (Calcutta) v. 31 (pt 4)] Pegu Yoma hills, east of the Irrawaddy River, Myanmar. Holotype (unique): ZSI F11057/1. Synonym: Neopomacentrus sororius Randall & Allen, 2005.  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
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2
3 Ventral edge of the suborbital scaled over. Dorsal and anal soft rays usually 11; pectoral usually 18. Tubed lateral line scales modally 17; gill rakers 20-23, usually 21-22. Body depth 2.4-2.95 in SL. Caudal fin and posterior part of dorsal fin yellow; a D xiii,11-12; A ii,11-12; P 16-18