Whitley's Sergeant (species: Abudefduf whitleyi) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Abudefduf whitleyi
Whitley's Sergeant

©Anne Hoggett: A large Abudefduf whitleyi at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island. At least 15 cm.

©Andy Lewis: Abudefduf whitleyi
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Abudefduf
Species Abudefduf whitleyi



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 15 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Binning, S.A. (2014). The effects of biotic and abiotic factors on fish swimming performance. PhD thesis, Australian National University. LIRS catalog number 1769.
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  • Bray, R.A. and T.H. Cribb (1998). Lepocreadiidae (Digenea) of Australian coastal fishes: new species of Opechona Looss, 1907, Lepotrema Ozaki, 1932 and Bianium Stunkard, 1930 and comments on other species reported for the first time or poorly known in Australian waters, Systematic Parasitology, 41: 123-148. LIRS catalog number 607.
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