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Smith, J. L. B. (1960). Coral Fishes of the Family Pomacentridae from the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Ichthyological Bulletin No. 19: 317-349.
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Smith, J. L. B.
1960
Coral Fishes of the Family Pomacentridae from the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea
Ichthyological Bulletin No
19: 317-349
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Gives a Key to the genera and descriptions of species in the family Pomacentridae, found in the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. There are 68 species divided into 12 genera given; 8 new species are described, while at least 20 are apparently endemic. Some of the species present problems in classification; malidentifications are common and the synonymy of some species is involved
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Abudefduf Forsskål, 1775 (additional source)
Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Abudefduf sexfasciatus (Lacepède, 1801) (additional source)
Chromis Cuvier, 1814 (additional source)
South Africa (country) for Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
English agile chromis for Chromis agilis Smith, 1960
English pemba chromis for Chromis pembae Smith, 1960
English spinecheek anemonefish for Premnas biaculeatus (Bloch, 1790)
English yellow-edge chromis for Chromis pembae Smith, 1960
 Description

Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs, usually in loose aggregations near caves and ledges. [details]

 Description

Inhabits outer reef slopes. [details]

 Description

Clearly differs from Dascyllus Cuvier, and from Chromis Cuvier, in its combination of characters<406>. [details]

 Description

Inhabits lagoons and outer reef slopes in 1 to 16 metres. Commensal with sea anemones, usually Radianthus gelam. ... [details]

 Remark

Closely related to A. sexfasciatus Smith (1960). [details]

 Remark

Type species Lutianus ephippium Bloch, 1790. Two sub-genera recognised: Amphirion and Phalerebus<406>. [details]

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Placed in the family Pomacentridae <406>. [details]

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Type species Sparus chromis Linn, 1758 [details]

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Related to C. chrysurus<406> [details]

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Also genus Tetradrachmum in Smith, 1960 <406>. [details]

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Type species Chromis lepidolepis Bleeker, 1876 [details]

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Type species Pomacentrus tapeinosoma Bleeker, 1856 [details]

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Type species P. johnstonianus Fowler & Ball, 1924 [details]

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Type species: Chaetodon pavo Bloch, 1787. [details]

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Type species Chaetodon aculeatus Bloch, 1790 but Premnas biaculeatus in Fishbase <111>. [details]

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Type species of the genus but Chaetodon aculeatus in <406>. [details]

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Type species: P. cyanostigma Ruppell, 1835. [details]

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Type species T. mossambicus Smith, 1953 = Pomacentrus obtusirostris Gunther, 1862 <406>. Related to Pristotis Ruppell, 1835. [details]

 Remark

Type species Chaetodon aruanus Linn. 1758, also genus Dascyllus in Smith, 1960 <406> [details]

 Synonymy

Other synonyms from Smith (1960): glyphisodon Lacepede, 1803; Chrysiptera Swainson, 1839; Stegastes Jenyns, 1842; Glyphidodon ... [details]

 Synonymy

Junior synonym [details]

 Synonymy

Synonym in the family Pomacentridae<406>. [details]

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