Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Scientific Names
    • Microspathodon chrysurus
  • English
    • Yellowtail Damselfish
  • Spanish
    • Jaqueta coliamarilla

Guide Colors

     

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

ekmoody

Date

January 25, 2013 08:03 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

ekmoody

Date

January 24, 2013 10:39 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

fatroosterfarm

Date

December 27, 2013 01:00 PM EST

Description

DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

robvanepps

Date

August 2, 2016 08:41 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

neild

Date

July 21, 2013 11:32 AM EDT

Description

DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

neild

Date

April 16, 2014 02:44 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 9, 2016 03:29 PM AST

Description

Snorkeling at Cistern Point on a drizzly, overcast afternoon.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

gonodactylus

Date

March 29, 2016 02:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

jeffperry

Date

November 15, 2016

Description

Juvenile on Fire Coral

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

sudachi

Date

September 19, 2016 01:01 AM JST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

skiman1016

Date

July 15, 2008

Description

The fish on the left.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellowtail Damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus

Observer

skiman1016

Date

July 15, 2008

Tags

View all observations

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...

No range data available.
Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software