Batuna Damsel, Amblyglyphidodon batunai Allen 1995

Other Names: Batuna's Damsel

A Batuna Damsel, Amblyglyphidodon batunai, at Bima, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia. Source: Mark Rosenstein / iNaturalist. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

A pale greenish-yellow damselfish with white pelvic fins.

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Dianne J. Bray, Amblyglyphidodon batunai in Fishes of Australia, accessed 28 Nov 2022,

Batuna Damsel, Amblyglyphidodon batunai Allen 1995

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Buccaneer Archipelago (16°16'S) to Churchill Reef (15°31'S), WA; tropical, Indo-West Pacific.

Species Citation

Amblyglyphidodon batunai Allen, 1995, Rev. Française d'Aquariol. Herpétol. 21(3–4): 86, fig. 1. Type locality: Bunaken Island, Sulawesi, (about 1°42'N, 124°57'E), 5-6 m.


Dianne J. Bray

Batuna Damsel, Amblyglyphidodon batunai Allen 1995


Allen, G.R. 1995. Two new species of damselfishes (Pomacentridae) from Indonesian Seas. Revue Française d'Aquariologie et Herpétologie 21(3–4): 86-90.

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

Allen, G.R. & Randall, J. E. 2002. A review of the leucogaster species complex of the Indo-Pacific pomacentrid genus Amblyglyphidodon, with descriptions of two new species. Aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology 5(4): 139-152.

Hutchins, J.B. 2001. Biodiversity of shallow reef fish assemblages in Western Australia using a rapid censusing technique. Records of the Western Australian Museum 20: 247-270.

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CAAB Code:37372141

Depth:2-10 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:8.5 cm SL

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