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Abudefduf saxatilis (Sergeant-major; Sergeantmajor; Sergeant major; Sargeant major; Pilotfish; Five finger; Damsel fish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The sergeant major or píntano (Abudefduf saxatilis) is a species of damselfish. It grows to a maximum length of about 22.9 centimetres (9.0 in).
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Atlantic Ocean: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Rhode Island, USA to Uruguay in the western Atlantic, abundant on Caribbean reefs; around islands of the mid-Atlantic, Cape Verde, and along the tropical coast of western Africa south to Angola. This species is strictly an Atlantic species. It is replaced in the Indo-Pacific region by the closely related <i>Abudefduf vaigiensis</i> (G. Allen, pers. comm.).;

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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
3COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND DIETS OF FISHES ASSOCIATED WITH PELAGIC SARGASSUM AND OPEN-WATER HABITATS OFF NORTH CAROLINA, Tara L. Casazza, Thesis, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2008
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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