Scissor-tail sergeant

Scissor-tail sergeant

Observation - Scissor-tail sergeant - Global. Description: Scissor-tail sergeant 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

Scissor-tail sergeant
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)