Taxon profile


Royal Damsel Black Damsel
Neoglyphidodon melas (Cuvier, 1830)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Pomacentridae - damselfishes and anemonefishes »  genus Neoglyphidodon

Scientific synonyms

Glyphisodon melas Cuvier, 1830
Abudefduf melas (Cuvier, 1830)
Paraglyphidodon melas
Glyphisodon ater Cuvier, 1830
Glyphisodon melanopus Bleeker, 1856
Paraglyphidodon melanopus (Bleeker, 1856)
Abudefduf melanopus (Bleeker, 1856)
Abudefduf rhomaleus Snyder, 1911
Glyphisodon xanthonotus Bleeker, 1859
Abudefduf xanthonotus (Bleeker, 1859)

Other names

= Black Damselfish
= Bluefin Damselfish
= Bowtie Damselfish
= Royal Damsel


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5707]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/17613]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Neoglyphidodon melas (Cuvier, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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