Yellowtail Sergeant, Abudefduf notatus (Day 1870)


A Yellowtail sergeant, Abudefduf notatus, at Pohon Miring, Besar Island, Banda Sea, Indonesia. Source: Sally Polack / FishWise Professional. License: Cc BY Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Summary:
A greyish-brown damselfish with five relatively narrow white bars on the sides, and a yellow tail.

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Dianne J. Bray, Abudefduf notatus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Dec 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/4842

Yellowtail Sergeant, Abudefduf notatus (Day 1870)

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Distribution

Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indian Ocean; tropical, Indo-West Pacific. Groups inhabit rocky inshore reefs exposed to wave action, and upper edges of sheltered drop-offs.

Species Citation

Glyphidodon notatus Day, 1870, Proc. Sci. Mtgs Zool. Soc. Lond. 1869(3): 521. Type locality: Andaman Islands

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Yellowtail Sergeant, Abudefduf notatus (Day 1870)

References


Allen, G. R. 1986. Family 219: Pomacentridae. pp. 670-682 in Smith, M.M. & Heemstra, P.C. (eds). Smith's Sea Fishes. Johannesburg : Macmillan South Africa xx + 1047 pp. 144 pls.

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

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls.

Allen, G. R. 2001. Family Pomacentridae. pp. in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 6 pp. 3381-4218. 

Allen, G.R., Steene, R.C. & Orchard, M. 2007. Fishes of Christmas Island. Christmas Island : Christmas Island Natural History Association 2 edn, 284 pp.

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

Allen, G.R. & Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 1994. Fishes of Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin 412: 1-21.

Day. F. 1870. Remarks on some of the Fishes in the Calcutta Museum - Part I. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1869(3): 511-527.

Hobbs, J-P.A., Newman, S.J., Mitsopoulos, G.E.A., Travers, M.J., Skepper, C.L., Gilligan, J.J., Allen, G.R., Choat, H.J. & Ayling, A.M. 2014. Checklist and new records of Christmas Island fishes: the influence of isolation, biogeography and habitat availability on species abundance and community composition. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 30: 184–202.

Hobbs, J-P.A., Newman, S .J., Mitsopoulos, G.E.A., Travers, M.J., Skepper, C.L., Gilligan, J.J., Allen, G.R., Choat, H.J. & Ayling, A.M. 2014. Fishes of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands: new records, community composition and biogeographic significance. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 30: 203–219.

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CAAB Code:37372145

Depth:1-12 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:17 cm TL

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