Pomacentrus adelus, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Pomacentrus adelus, Juvenile, Coral Sea, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Pomacentrus adelus, Juvenile. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Grey-brown body with blue-ringed ocellus on rear of dorsal fin that contracts in adults, small dark earspot and golden iris. P. milleri (Miller\'s damsel) lacks golden iris and has darker scale margins, longer body profile and bright blue and yellow juveniles.
Max Size: 9 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.1-31.3°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (22% 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: Many (35 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.