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Updated 12/14/2023

Family Pomacentridae


Pomacentrus coelestis

Juvenile, Yawatano, Izu, Japan, 25 feet


Yap, 10 feet

Yawatano, Izu, Japan, 8 feet

Paradise Taveuni, Fiji, 20 feet


Common on shallow rocky reefs or rubble flats.  Neon blue, soft dorsal, anal and caudal fins yellow with blue margin.  Attains 3 inches.  Andaman Sea to Japan, east to French Polynesia, excluding Hawai'i.  Pomacentrus pavo is larger, lighter blue with distinct dark vertical scale lines, horizontal lines on head and back, and posterior caudal rays yellow or blue.