family Pomacentridae


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Noun1.family 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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Sound production in the frequency range of 500-800 Hz was also dominated by a pulsatile call, typical of the family Pomacentridae and attributed to the bicolor damselfish (Stegastes partitus).
The damselfish genus Chromis is the largest of the family Pomacentridae.
Coral reef surveys were dominated by juveniles of the families Labridae (wrasse) and Scaridae (parrotfish) and adults of the family Pomacentridae (damselfish).