Blue Demoiselle (species: Chrysiptera cyanea) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chrysiptera cyanea
Blue Demoiselle


©Anne Hoggett: A female (left) and a male Chrysiptera cyanea at Bommie Bay, Lizard Island.

©Andy Lewis: Male¬†Blue Demoiselle at Lizard Island

©Andy Lewis: Female¬†Blue Demoiselle at Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Chrysiptera
Species Chrysiptera cyanea

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

Blue dorsal fin, dark band in front of eye

Size

  • Up to 8 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Burger, M.A.A. and R.D. Adlard (2010). Four new species of Kudoa Meglitsch, 1947 (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) from Australia with recommendations for species descriptions in the Kudoidae, Parasitology, 137: 793-814. LIRS catalog number 1318.
  • Burger, M.A.A. and R.D. Adlard (2011). Low host specificity in the Kudoidae (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) including seventeen new host records for Kudoa thalassomi. Folia Parasitologica, 58: 1-16. LIRS catalog number 1389.
  • Cooper, W.J., L.L. Smith and M.W. Westneat (2009). Exploring the radiation of a diverse reef fish family: Phylogenetics of the damselfishes (Pomacentridae), with new classifications based on molecular analyses of all genera, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52: 1-16. LIRS catalog number 1221.
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