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Noun1.Pomacentridae - damselfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
damselfish, demoiselle - small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs
genus Pomacentrus, Pomacentrus - type genus of the Pomacentridae: damselfishes
Amphiprion, genus Amphiprion - damsel fishes
Abudefduf, genus Abudefduf - damsel fishes
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Murphy BF, Leis JM, Kavanagh KD (2007) Larval development of the Ambon damselfish Pomacentrus amboinensis, with a summary of pomacentrid development.
Dynamics of the pomacentrid community on small patch reefs in One Tree Lagoon (Great Barrier Reef).
Seasonal recruitment and habitat associations in a guild of pomacentrid reef fishes at two sites around St.
Despite some uncertainty of the details of the underlying mechanism, this study suggests that the behavioral interaction regime of a female pomacentrid influences the morphology of her larvae.
Field observations on the reproductive behaviour of a pomacentrid fish, Acanthochromis polyacanthus.
Influence of conspecifics on choice of settlement sites by larvae of two pomacentrid fishes (Dascyllus aruanus and D.
The pomacentrid fish Chromic dimidiata (Klunzinger, 1871), type locality Red Sea, formerly believed to be wide-ranging into the Indian Ocean, is restricted to the Red Sea.
1985; and a pomacentrid recruiting to Panama, Robertson 1992).
Similarly, Brogan (1994) found no evidence for the retention of pomacentrid larvae near reefs in the Gulf of California, although other families were retained through their developmental period.
Allen (1975) found a similar relationship for pomacentrid fishes in the South Pacific region.
Two new species of damselfishes (Pomacentrus), with comments on the validity of two additional pomacentrid fishes.