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Stegastes planifrons (Yellow damselfish; Threespot damselfish)

Synonyms: Eupomacentrus planifrons; Pomacentrus planifrons
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Wikipedia Abstract

The threespot damselfish, Stegastes planifrons, is a damselfish from the Western Atlantic. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade.
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Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Acropora cervicornis (Staghorn coral)[1]
Thalassia testudinum (turtlegrass)[2]



Parasitized by 
Schikhobalotrema pomacentri[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium


Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Western Central; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Caribbean Sea; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Gulf of Mexico; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; North Brazil Shelf; Panama; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Is.; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); Venezuela; Virgin Islands (UK); Western Atlantic: including southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea.;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Impact of coral predators on tropical reefs, Randi D. Rotjan, Sara M. Lewis, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 367: 73–91, 2008
2Jorrit 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.
3Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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