Neon Damsel (species: Pomacentrus coelestis) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pomacentrus coelestis
Neon Damsel

©Andy Lewis: Pomacentrus coelestis at Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Pomacentrus
Species Pomacentrus coelestis



Distinguishing features

yellowish anal and caudal fins, no ear spot


  • Up to 7 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Carter, A.J. and W.E. Feeney (2012). Taking a comparative approach: analysing personality as a multivariate behavioural response across species. PLoS ONE, 7(7): e42440. LIRS catalog number 1578.
  • Feeney, W.E., O.M. Lonnstedt, Y. Bosiger, J. Martin, G.P. Jones, R.J. Rowe and M.I. McCormick (2012). High rate of prey consumption in a small predatory fish on coral reefs. Coral Reefs, 31: 909-918. LIRS catalog number 1519.
  • Fisher, R., J.M. Leis, D.L. Clark and S.K. Wilson (2005). Critical swimming speeds of late-stage coral reef fish larvae: variation within species, among species and between locations, Marine Biology, 147: 1202-1212. LIRS catalog number 934.
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