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    • Microspathodon chrysurus
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    • Yellowtail Damselfish
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    • Jaqueta coliamarilla

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Recent observations

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 13, 2016 03:44 PM EDT

Description

Snorkeling in at most 15 ft / 5 m of water.

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

May 10, 2016 05:15 PM EDT

Description

Snorkeling at Governor's Reef (max depth less than 20ft/6m).

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 20, 2016 11:00 AM GYT

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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mgochfeld

Date

April 24, 2016

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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lovelyclemmy

Date

April 17, 2016 04:00 PM GYT

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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johnnybirder

Date

November 2, 2015

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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johnnybirder

Date

November 2, 2015

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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johnnybirder

Date

November 2, 2015

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

aaroncarlson

Date

January 20, 2014 02:37 PM CST

Description

DCIM\100GOPRO

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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coreyjlange

Date

January 7, 2016

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

November 2, 2015

Description

Juvenile.

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

November 8, 2015

Description

Juvenile.

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Description from Wikipedia

Microspathodon chrysurus (Yellowtail damselfish) is a Damselfish from the Western Atlantic. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade, where it is known as the Marine Jewelfish (not to be confused with the freshwater Cichlid, known as the Jewelfish) . It grows to a size of 21 cm in length. When juvenile it has brilliant (metallic) blue spots on a dark blue back ground. It is probably the most aggressive of all Damselfish, and should be...

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