Taxon profile


damselfishes and anemonefishes
Pomacentridae Bonaparte, 1831

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  suborder Labroidei


Functions restricted to taxon Pomacentridae


Included taxa

Number of records: 29

genus Abudefduf Forsskål, 1775
genus Acanthochromis Gill, 1863
genus Altrichthys Allen, 1999
genus Amblyglyphidodon Bleeker, 1877
genus Amblypomacentrus Bleeker, 1877
genus Amphiprion Bloch & Schneider, 1801
genus Azurina Jordan & McGregor, 1898
genus Cheiloprion Weber, 1913
genus Chromis Cuvier, 1814
genus Chrysiptera Swainson, 1838
genus Dascyllus Cuvier, 1829
genus Dischistodus Gill, 1863
genus Hemiglyphidodon Bleeker, 1877
genus Hypsypops Gill, 1861
genus Lepidozygus Günther, 1862
genus Mecaenichthys Whitley, 1929
genus Microspathodon Günther, 1862
genus Neoglyphidodon Allen, 1991
genus Neopomacentrus Allen, 1975
genus Nexilosus Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
genus Parma Günther, 1862
genus Plectroglyphidodon Fowler & Ball, 1924
genus Pomacentrus Lacépède, 1801
genus Pomachromis Allen & Randall, 1974
genus Premnas Cuvier, 1816
genus Pristotis Rüppell, 1838
genus Similiparma Hensley, 1986
genus Stegastes Jenyns, 1840
genus Teixeirichthys Smith, 1953

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/373]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Pomacentridae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel, L., Plíštil, J., Novák, J. (2013): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 8. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ostnoploutví (Perciformes /Elassomatoidei – Icosteidei/)], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha [as Pomacentridae]
Data retrieved on: 26 September 2020
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Pomacentridae Bonaparte, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 27 May 2007]

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