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Lemon Damselfish

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Pomacentrus moluccensis

Other Name(s) Golden Damselfish, Molucca Damsel, Molucca Demoiselle

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Lemon Damselfish

GOOD Fish
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Yellow; sometimes also with blue lines across head and fins. To 2.75 inches. Captive-breeding of Lemon Damselfish has been successful, but many wild-caught individuals are still sold in the aquarium trade. Confirm origin as captive-bred at ORA for Good Fish rating.