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Dischistodus Genus Damsels 

Bob Fenner

   Dischistodus prosopotaenia

Species of Interest to the Aquarium Trade/Hobby:

Dischistodus melanotus (Bleeker 1858), the Black-Vent Damsel. Western Pacific distribution (A juvenile and adult in Indonesia). To five inches overall length.

Dischistodus perspicillatus (Cuvier 1830), the White Damsel. Indo-West Pacific. To six inches in length. This one off of Pulau Redang, Malaysia. 

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Dischistodus prosopotaenia (Bleeker 1852), the Honey-Head Damsel. Indo-West Pacific. To six inches in length. A juvenile in Heron Island waters, GBR, Australia, an intermediate size one and five inch adult (that bit me!) in N. Sulawesi (so I took its picture).
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