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Pomacentrus emarginatus


Pomacentrus emarginatus was originally described as Pomacentrus emarginatus by Cuvier in 1829. It belongs to the family Pomacentridae and subfamily Pomacentrinae. It is commonly known as Outer-reef damsel and is known Outer-reef damsel in Guam, Outer-reef damsel in Micronesia, Federated States. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Pacific: Palau and new Guinea.
Species   emarginatus
AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
AuthorNI   Cuvier
Qualification   ---
Year   1829
Status   Valid
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Family   Pomacentridae
Pomacentrinae Pomacentrinae
Genus   Pomacentrus
Subgenus   ---

Family   Pomacentridae
Subfamily   Pomacentrinae
Genus   Pomacentrus
Original Name   Pomacentrus        
Taxon Name   emarginatus
Original Combination   Pomacentrus emarginatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pomacentrus emarginatus
OriginalSubGenus   Pomacentrus
Original Author   Cuvier
Original AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1829
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pomacentrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   No locality.
Types   Cuvier & Valenciennes specimens: MNHN 0000-9656 (1) Waigiou.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1978:22-23 [ref. 20862] with Waigiou specimen as holotype (MNHN 9656).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Règne Animal (ed. 2)
Citation   v. 2
Page   179

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pomacentrus emarginatus
Current Species   emarginatus
Current Genus Pomacentrus
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI   Cuvier
Current Year   1829
Current Family Pomacentridae
Current Subfamily
Pomacentrinae Pomacentrinae

Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Found at the upper edges of steep outer reef slopes. Occurs singly or in small groups. Feeds on zooplankton and algae.
Depth Range From 4 to 12 meters.
Distribution Western Pacific: Palau and new Guinea.

Current Summary   Valid as Pomacentrus emarginatus  Cuvier 1829. Pomacentridae.
Name History   • Valid as Pomacentrus emarginatus  Cuvier 1829 -- (Allen 1991:250 [ref. 19344], Myers 1999:185 [ref. 23965], Allen 2001:3345 [ref. 26132] dated 1830, Allen & Adrim 2003:47 [ref. 26830], Allen & Wright 2003:136 [ref. 27247] dated 1830).

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acapulcoensis Pomacentrus acapulcoensis Fowler [H. W.] 1944Synonym
adelus Pomacentrus adelus Allen [G. R.] 1991Valid
adustus Pomacentrus adustus Troschel [F. H.] in Müller 1865Synonym
agassizii Pomacentrus agassizii Bliss [R.] 1883Valid
albicaudatus Pomacentrus albicaudatus Baschieri-Salvadori [F.] 1955Valid
albifasciatus Pomacentrus albifasciatus (Schlegel [H.] & Müller [S.] 1840)Synonym
albimaculus Pomacentrus albimaculus Allen [G. R.] 1975Valid
albolineatus Pomacentrus albolineatus Montalban [H. R.] 1928Uncertain
alexanderae Pomacentrus alexanderae Evermann [B. W.] & Seale [A.] 1907Valid
alleni Pomacentrus alleni Burgess [W. E.] 1981Valid
altus Pomacentrus altus Okada [Y.] & Ikeda [H.] 1937Synonym
amboinensis Pomacentrus amboinensis Bleeker [P.] 1868Valid
analigutta Pomacentrus analigutta Gill [T. N.] in Günther 1862Synonym
analis Pomacentrus analis Poey [F.] 1868Synonym
analis Pomacentrus analis Macleay [W.] 1882Uncertain
analis xanthus Pomacentrus analis xanthus Metzelaar [J.] 1919--
annulatus Pomacentrus annulatus Peters [W. C. H.] 1855Synonym
apicalis Pomacentrus apicalis De Vis [C. W.] 1885Synonym
aquilus Pomacentrus aquilus Allen [G. R.] & Randall [J. E.] 1981Valid
arabicus Pomacentrus arabicus Allen [G. R.] 1991Valid
arcifrons Pomacentrus arcifrons Heller [E.] & Snodgrass [R. E.] 1903Synonym
arenarius Pomacentrus arenarius Allen [G. R.] 1987Synonym
armillatus Pomacentrus armillatus Allen [G. R.] 1993Valid
ater Pomacentrus (Brachypomacentrus) ater Bleeker [P.] (ex Liénard) 1879Uncertain
ater Pomacentrus ater Bleeker [P.] (ex Liénard) 1879Uncertain
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