Gold Back Damsel, Black-axil Damsel, Black-fin Damsel
Pomacentrus nigromanus, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Pomacentrus nigromanus, Juvenile. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Pomacentrus nigromanus, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Grey and yellow with prominent black spot at pectoral fin base, like P. nigromarginatus (Blackmargin damsel), but with black lower margin of anal fin.
Max Size: 9 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 22.1-31.6°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
Threats: Exploitation, Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (15% 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: Large aggregations (127 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.