please ID for me

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by shane dewar, 28 Nov 2011.

  1. shane dewar

    shane dewar

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    please can u ID these these 4 me I found them both at rocky bay

    1.Im assuming its a damsel or chromis
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    its more purple in real life but i couldnt get the colour to come out nicely


    thanks
     
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  3. Evo R

    Evo R

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    Its a local damsel. Very agro.

    Second pic is xenia......well it looks like xenia. Not to sure.
     
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    shane dewar

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    thanks does any1 know the exact name for the damsel
     
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    WOW bud, nobody is going to know his name.;) but you can give him one.:biggrin:
     
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    vincentputter I love Nayn cat!

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    Mind if have some?
     
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    LOL bud it is most likely a Plectroglyphidodon species. @richardmatlock is the SA fish ID guy to give you the correct ID.

    Look at these links to get a better idea.


    dascyllus - Google Search


    [ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plectroglyphidodon"]Plectroglyphidodon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/ame]

    pomacentrus - Google Search
     
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  8. SteveZi

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    that one is Abudefduf notatus
     
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    common name, Dusky Damsel.
    Not at all as aggro as the Sergeant mayor damsel. I had one, full grown about 17cm. And the little blue yellow tail damsel took her on.
     
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    shane dewar

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    thank u every1 for the help:)
     
  11. richardmatlock

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    Only log in each morning, but yes 1 - A. notatus. I collected the same Xenia a few months back at Park Rhynie - going strong in Squeal's tank.
     
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  13. richardmatlock

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    I assume you mean Lemnalia africana, if so - no.
     
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