Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Pomacentridae > Dascyllus > Dascyllus trimaculatus

Dascyllus trimaculatus (threespot humbug; White-spot puller; Whitespot humbug; Three-spot humbug; Three-spot dascyllus; Threespot dascyllus; Three-spot damselfish; Threespot damselfish; Three spot dascyllus; Three-spot damsel; Three spot damselfish; Three spot damsel; Domino damselfish; Domino; Damselfish; Dominó; Damsel fish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The threespot dascyllus (Dascyllus trimaculatus), also known as the domino damsel or simply domino, is a species of damselfish from the family Pomacentridae. It is native to the Indo-Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa, to the Pitcairn Islands, southern Japan, and Australia. Its grey to black body has two lateral white spots and one between the eyes; the threespot dascyllus' grows up to 13 cm in length. Coloration is somewhat variable; the spot on the forehead may be absent and the lateral spots very much reduced. It feeds on algae, copepods and other planktonic crustaceans.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    
Ranong   Thailand      


Parasitized by 
Hysterolecitha nahaensis[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


Agulhas Current; Andaman Sea; Arabian Sea; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Bay of Bengal; Calamianes Islands; Caroline Island; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Comoros; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Djibouti; East Central Australian Shelf; Egypt; Eritrea; Fiji Islands; French Polynesia; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Aden; Gulf of Aqaba; Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Line and Pitcairn islands, north to southern Japan, south to Sydney, Australia. Not found in the Hawaiian and Marquesan islands. ; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Jordan; Kenya; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Lutao Island; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; Myanmar; New Caledonia; Niue; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Ormoc Bay; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Panguil Bay; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Pitcairn; Polynesian Waters; Ragay Gulf; Red Sea; Réunion; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Saudi Arabia; Seychelles; Sogod Bay; Solomon Islands; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; Sorsogon Bay; South Africa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tawi tawi Bay; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; US Minor Outlying Is.; Ulugan Bay; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea; Yemen;

External References



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1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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