Thursday, May 2, 2013

The Hawaiian Dascyllus or Domino Damsel (Dascyllus albisella)

the White-Spotted Damsel is a marine fish found in the Eastern Central Pacific(hawaii).Length up to 12 cm, gray to black, but centers of scales on body are white(faded).Found in coral reefs(Molokini crater), most usually in shallow, protected waters. swim in shallow water surface to 15 feet deep. Juvenile are black with a very pronounced small white spot on each side of the body and a bright blue line across the head.

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