Abudefduf


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Noun1.Abudefduf - damsel fishesAbudefduf - damsel fishes        
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Abudefduf saxatilis, sergeant major - large blue-grey black-striped damselfish; nearly worldwide
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The most abundant species was Diplodus argenteus, followed by Haemulon aurolineatum, Stephanolepis hispidus and Abudefduf saxatilis.
1a Body with 6 dark vertical bars; 1st and last stripe (on caudal peduncle) may fade in adults; blue or yellow in color: Abudefduf troschelii
1753A crustaceos filtradores (Balanus sp Da Costa, 1778), anemonas (Bartholomea sp Duchaissang y Michelotti, 1866) y peces, Abudefduf saxatilis Linnaeus, 1758, Haemulon flavolineatum (Desmarest, 1823).
This result demonstrated that sclerites of this octocoral from three depths are active in defense against a diverse array of generalist fishes, including, in order of decreasing importance, Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758), Haemulon au-rolineatum Cuvier, 1829, Haemulon steindacneri (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882), Halichoeres poeyi (Steindachner, 1867), and Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1758 (Ferreira et al.
Abudefduf saxatilis (sargento mayor / sergeant major): se caracteriza por sus bandas negras y amarillas a traves del cuerpo.
Unidentified anglefish Pomacentridae, Damselfishes 119 Abudefduf saxatilis Sergeant major Labridae, Wrasses 120 Bodianus rufus Spanish hogfish 121 Halichoeres bivittatus Slippery dick 122 Halichoeres radiatus Puddingwife 123 Halichoeres spp.
Potential influence of food abundance on spawning patterns in a damselfish, Abudefduf abdominalis.
This seems unlikely because several species of Abudefduf (also in the family Pomacentridae) collected in winter and summer have shown no differences in expected development time (Wellington and Victor 1989).
For two species (Stegastes leucostictus and Abudefduf saxatilis), the length of larval life differs between two published sources; both are listed in table 1.
No obvious pattern of spatial distribution was identified for Abudefduf saxatilis.
Role of habitat complexity in mediating predation by the gray damselfish Abudefduf sordidus on epiphytal amphipods.