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Amblypomacentrus vietnamicus  Prokofiev, 2004

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pomacentridae (Damselfishes) > Pomacentrinae
Etymology: Amblypomacentrus: Greek, amblys = darkness + Greek, poma, -atos = cover + Greek, kentron = sting (Ref. 45335);  vietnamicus: Named for its type locality, Vietnam.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: South China Sea, off Vietnam.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).

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Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).

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Prokofiev, A.M., 2004. Amblypomacentrus vietnamicus sp. n., a new damselfish from the South China Sea (Teleostei: Perciformes: Pomacentridae). Zoosystematica Rossica 31(1):121-123. (Ref. 81098)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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