Plectroglyphidodon dickii, Coral Sea, QLD. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Plectroglyphidodon dickii, Adult, NSW, Australia. Photo: Ian Shaw
Plectroglyphidodon dickii, Adult, Tuamotu Archipelago. Photo: Antonia Cooper
Narrow black bar towards rear of body, with light tail and yellow pectoral fins. P. johnstonianus (Johnston damsel) has wider black bar with rear edge on tail base and lacks light tail. Lives in live coral.
Max Size: 11 cm
Habitat: Coral Reef
Threats: Exploitation, Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (27% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Several (6 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.