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    • Microspathodon chrysurus
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    • Yellowtail Damselfish
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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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skiman1016

Date

July 15, 2008

Description

The fish on the left.

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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skiman1016

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July 15, 2008

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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jackmorley

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August 25, 2016 08:18 PM EDT

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

May 12, 2016 04:21 PM EDT

Description

Dive site Grouper Grotto, max depth 17.1 m / 56 ft.

Adult and juvenile fish.

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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lovelyclemmy

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April 23, 2016 09:00 AM GYT

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Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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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

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lovelyclemmy

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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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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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