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Cocoa Damselfish

Stegastes variabilis


1-2 inch fish, The head and upper body is purple and the lower body and tail is yellow. Although, the yellow and purple both diminish into each other, so a small streak of yellow is at the head and a small streak of purple is at the tail. It is fast and slim. It has a few faded blue dots on the purple head.


Coral reefs, it likes to live around coral mounds for hiding.


Saw it in Bird Island Reef

3 Species ID Suggestions

bmaltz730 11 years ago
Fairy Basslet
bmaltz730 11 years ago
Royal Dottyback
Cocoa damselfish
Stegastes variabilis Stegastes variabilis

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1 Comment

keithp2012 10 years ago

pretty looking fish

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Antigua and Barbuda

Spotted on Mar 26, 2011
Submitted on Apr 1, 2011

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