Surge Demoiselle (species: Chrysiptera brownriggii) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chrysiptera brownriggii
Surge Demoiselle

©Anne Hoggett: Chrysiptera brownriggii on reef flat at Cod Hole near Lizard Island (24 Jan 2016)

©Renato Morais: Juvenile Chrysiptera brownriggii on the exposed reef flat near Bird Islet, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Chrysiptera
Species Chrysiptera brownriggii



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen and M.V. Erdmann, G.R. (2012). Reef fishes of the East Indies. Volumes I-III in: Reef fishes of the East Indies. Tropical Reef Research, Perth, Australia. LIRS catalog number 90162.

Other references

  • Cooper, W.J., L.L. Smith and M.W. Westneat (2009). Exploring the radiation of a diverse reef fish family: Phylogenetics of the damselfishes (Pomacentridae), with new classifications based on molecular analyses of all genera, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52: 1-16. LIRS catalog number 1221.
  • Johansen, J.L. (2007). Flow refuging by coral reef fishes in wave-swept habitats, M.Sc. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1120.
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