species: Stegastes gascoynei in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Stegastes gascoynei
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Stegastes
Species Stegastes gascoynei

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



Steib et al (2017) report this species from Lizard Island but it is likely as misidentification as the species has not been recorded so far north according to Atlas of Living Australia (accessed 6 Feb 2018).

by Anne Hoggett

Web resources


  • Stieb, S.M, F. Cortesi, L. Sueess, K.L. Carleton, W. Salzburger and N.J. Marshall (2017). Why UV vision and red vision are important for damselfish (Pomacentridae): structural and expression variation in opsin genes, Molecular Ecology, 26: 1323-1342. LIRS catalog number 2104.