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Dischistodus prosopotaenia (Bleeker, 1852)

Honey-head Damsel

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Pomacentridae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Nicobar Islands. Vanuatu, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to northwest Australia and the Great Barrier.
Synonyms
Pomacentrus prosopotaenia  Bleeker, 1852
Pomacentrus interorbitalis  Günther, 1862
Dischistodus cartieri  Bleeker, 1877
Type specimen
Dischistodus prosopotaenia (Bleeker, 1852) prosopotaenia, Pomacentrus Bleeker [P.] 1852:67 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 3 (no. 1); Singapore. Holotype (unique): RMNH 6466 (144 mm TL out of 13 specimens). Synonym: Dischistodus prosopotaenia (Bleeker, 1852), Pomacentrus prosopotaenia Bleeker, 1852, Pomacentrus interorbitalis Günther, 1862, Dischistodus cartieri Bleeker, 1877.  More...
Biology
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