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Created 12/19/2013

Family Pomacentridae


Dascyllus trimaculatus

Waikiki Aquarium


Common among branching corals at any depth.  Juveniles are black with two white spots while adults have just one small spot dorsally, sometimes with yellowish fins.  Juveniles hide among anemones or spiny urchins.  Replaced by Dascyllus albisella in Hawaii and Dascyllus strasburgi in the Marquesas.  Attains 5.5 inches.  Indo-Pacific.