Pomacentrus chrysurus, QLD, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Pomacentrus chrysurus, Juvenile. Photo: Graham Edgar
Pomacentrus chrysurus, Adult. Photo: Graham Edgar
Pomacentrus chrysurus, Juvenile, QLD, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Dark blue-grey body, gold-rimmed eye and white or transparent tail. Juvenile with orange head and back, and ocellus on dorsal fin like P. bankanensis (Speckled Damsel), but lacks bright blue lines over head.
Max Size: 9 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 20.6-31.3°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (12% 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 (22 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.