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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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Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

June 24, 2014

Description

Bottom of photo, below the blue tang.

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 18, 2014 12:30 PM GYT

Description

Juvenile "jewel fish" with bright blue dots.

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

February 26, 2014

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

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csavy

Date

June 8, 2011

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish (Microspathodon chrysurus) Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 5, 2012 02:29 PM PDT

Description

Dive site Tent Reef, max depth 26.5m / 87ft.

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 2, 2012 12:05 PM ADT

Description

Dive site Tent Reef, max depth 82 ft/25 m.

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

skiman1016

Date

July 15, 2008

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

callieoldfield

Date

June 3, 2013

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Observer

callieoldfield

Date

June 2, 2013

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

callieoldfield

Date

May 31, 2013

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 28, 2013

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What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

June 28, 2013
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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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