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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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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.
Spawning aggregation sites of at least one temperate pomacentrid are characterized by higher substratum rugosity than non-spawning sites (Gladstone 2007) and two fish species, including the pomacentrid garibaldi, were observed protecting egg masses embedded in the invertebrate layer at the SPS platforms (Martin and Lowe 2010).
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.
coelestis do inhabit and spawn in the lagoon, albeit not in great numbers, as do other pomacentrid species.