This huge family includes some of the most famous of all coral reef fish...
Pomacentrus milleri, 'Miller's Damsel'. The adults are dark, while the juveniles are yellow. Found on tropical and temperate coral reefs in western Indian Ocean, and northern Australia.
Pomacentrus vaiuli, 'Princess Damsel', 'Beau Gregory Damselfish', 'Ocellated Damsel'. Widespread; found on coral reefs throughout western pacific and eastern Indian Ocean.
Amblyglyphidodon aureus, 'Golden Damselfish'. Found around the drop off edge of clear coral reefs through central Indo-Pacific, including Northern Australia, New Guinea and Indonesia.
These fish are known as 'sergants' as they "have their stripes". They are common and many species come up for handouts during fish feeding.
Abudefduf sexfasciatus, 'Scisor-tail Sergeant'.
These famous fish are always found near or within the tentacles of a host anemonefish.
Amphiprion ocellarus, 'False/Common Clownfish', (Misool, Indonesia).
Amphiprion melanopus 'Red and Black Anemonefish', with Entacmaea quadricolor (Rajah Ampat, Indonesia).
Amphiprion frenatus, 'Tomato Clownfish' (Miyako Island, Japan).
Amphiprion rubrocinctus, 'Australian Anemonefish' (Turquoise Bay Ningaloo). Only found off the north west and top end coasts of Australia.