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Observed: 21st March 2008 By: moshira
Added: 21st July 2009
Damselfishes - Pomacentridae
In the northern Red Sea this species can be confused with the Indo=Pacific sergeant (A. vaigensis).
Abudefduf sexfasciatus can be distinguished by
1) 4 black stripes on the body AND a black "scissor" on the tail.
2) The back of the fish is NOT yellow
3) the 4th stripe extends well into the dorsal and anal fin
3) Fish length: 15-17cm (larger than A.vaigiensis)