Yellowfin Demoiselle (species: Chrysiptera flavipinnis) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chrysiptera flavipinnis
Yellowfin Demoiselle

©Anne Hoggett: Yellowfin Demoiselle at Lizard Island

©Rick Stuart-Smith: Chrysiptera flavipinnis, Lizard island area
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Chrysiptera
Species Chrysiptera flavipinnis



Distinguishing features

pelvic fins white


  • Up to 6 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Caley, M.J. (1991). Mechanisms of coexistence in communities of coral-reef fishes, Ph.D. thesis, University of Sydney. LIRS catalog number 307.
  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Reef fish community structure and dynamics: in interaction between local and larger-scale processes? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 19-29. LIRS catalog number 448.
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