Four New Records of Damselfish (Pomacentridae) From Saint Martin’s Island, Bangladesh

Authors

  • Md Jayedul Islam Aquatic Bioresource Research Lab, Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
  • Kazi Ahsan Habib Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Science, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjz.v48i1.47876

Keywords:

The Bay of Bengal, Saint Martin’s Island, Damselfish

Abstract

Four species of damselfish viz., Pomacentrus proteus Allen, 1991; Pomacentrus similis Allen, 1991; Stegastes obreptus (Whitley, 1948) and Pomacentrus adelus Allen, 1991 have been recorded for the first time from the marine water of Bangladesh in the Saint Martin’s Island. The species were observed and captured photographs during monthly underwater survey from January to March 2018 on coral associated fishes in the Saint Martin’s Island located at the northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh J. Zool. 48(1): 57-66, 2020

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Published

2020-06-29

How to Cite

Islam, M. J., & Habib, K. A. (2020). Four New Records of Damselfish (Pomacentridae) From Saint Martin’s Island, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Zoology, 48(1), 57–66. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjz.v48i1.47876

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