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Comprehensive Description

Biology

Adults inhabit rocky areas (Ref. 7247). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
  • Allen, G.R. 1991 Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247)
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Distribution

Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola; also from the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, and around islands in the Gulf of Guinea.
  • Allen, G.R. 1991 Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247)
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Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola, including offshore islands.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15 - 16; Analspines: 2; Analsoft rays: 13 - 14
  • Allen, G.R. 1991 Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247)
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Size

Maximum size: 100 mm SL
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Max. size

10.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 7247))
  • Allen, G.R. 1991 Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; non-migratory; marine; depth range 0 - 25 m
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Depth: 0 - 25m.
Recorded at 25 meters.

Habitat: demersal.
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
  • Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen 1966 Modes of reproduction in fishes. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 941 p. (Ref. 205)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Stegastes imbricatus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 7
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Wikipedia

Stegastes imbricatus

Stegastes imbricatus, commonly called the Cape Verde gregory, is a damselfish of the family Pomacentridae. It is native to the tropical eastern Atlantic Ocean.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Stegastes imbricatus is native to the tropical eastern Atlantic Ocean. Its range extends from Senegal to Angola, and it also occurs around the Canary Islands, Cape Verde and several islands in the Gulf of Guinea. It inhabits rocky areas where it is found at depths down to about 25 m (82 ft).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bailly, Nicolas (2013). "Stegastes imbricatus Jenyns, 1840". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Stegastes imbricatus Jenyns, 1840 : Cape Verde gregory". FishBase. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
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