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  • Staghorn damselfish

    Staghorn damselfish

    Amblyglyphidodon curacao

    Related to Perch family, damselfish
    Habitat Adults live in lagoons, nearshore inlets, reef passages, and outer reefs. Juveniles are often found among soft corals.
    Mode of life Solitary to small groups
    Diet Zooplankton, filamentous algae, shrimp larvae, fish eggs
    Body length up to 11 cm
    Spawn Dead coral branches serve as nests. Eggs are on the bottom and adhere to the substrate. Males guard and ventilate the eggs
    Commerce Aquaristics
    Current population unknown, declining.


    Verbreitungskarte Geweihkorallen-Riffbarsch

    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList