Grey Damsel, Pomacentrus reidi Fowler & Bean 1928


Other Names: Reid's Damsel

A Grey Damsel, Pomacentrus reidi, on Ashmore Reef, Coral Sea, August 2015. Source: Ian Shaw / iNaturalist.org. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

Summary:
A pale grey damselfish with blue iris, blue spots and lines on the cheek and gill cover, vertical blue streaks on the body scales, and a yellowish tail with dusky bar on the base.

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Bray, D.J., Pomacentrus reidi in Fishes of Australia, accessed 07 Dec 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/2352

Grey Damsel, Pomacentrus reidi Fowler & Bean 1928

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Distribution

Offshore reefs of north Western Australia, Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, and reefs in the Coral Sea. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical west Pacific. 
Usually solitary on steep outer reef slopes and in deep lagoons below 10 m.

Species Citation

Pomacentrus reidi Fowler & Bean 1928, Bull. U. S. Natl Mus. 100(7): 99. Type locality: Philippines.

Author

Bray, D.J.

Grey Damsel, Pomacentrus reidi Fowler & Bean 1928

References


Allen, G.R. 1975. Damselfishes of the South Seas. New Jersey : T.F.H. Publications 237 pp.

Allen, G.R. 1991. Damselfishes of the World. Melle, Germany : Mergus Verlag 271 pp.

Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth : Tropical Reef Research 3 vols, 1260 pp.

Fowler, H.W. & Bean, B.A. 1928. Contributions to the biology of the Philippine Archipelago and adjacent regions. The fishes of the families Pomacentridae, Labridae and Callyodontidae, collected by the United States Bureau of Fisheries Steamer Albatross, chiefly in Philippine seas and adjacent waters. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 100(7): 1-525 pls 1-49.

Randall, J.E. 2005. Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press 707 pp.


Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp.

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37372124

Depth:3-70 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:9 cm TL

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