Richardson's Damsel (species: Pomachromis richardsoni) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pomachromis richardsoni
Richardson's Damsel

©Kendall Clements: Pomachromis richardsoni at Hicks Reef near Lizard Island

©Kendall Clements: Part of a school of Pomachromis richardsoni at Hicks Reef near Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Pomachromis
Species Pomachromis richardsoni



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 8 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Not recorded from the Lizard Island Group
  • Outer reefs near Lizard Island: Present

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene (1997). Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea: Second edition Crawford House Publishing, Bathurst, NSW.