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Damselfishes

Beaugregory

Stegastes leucostictus

These are juveniles:
   
(1,4: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2-3: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Bicolor Damselfish

Stegastes partitus

       
(1-3: Harold's Hotel, Roatan / 4-5: Carib Point, Roatan / 6: Minagerheas, Roatan / 7: Calvin's Crack, Roatan / 8: First Bight, Roatan)


Blue Chromis

Chromis cyanea

       
(1-2,6-7: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 3: Gold Chain, Roatan / 4: Mary's Place, Roatan / 5: Forty Foot Point, Roatan, 8: Newman's Wall, Roatan)


Brown Chromis

Chromis multilineata

      
(1-5,7: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 6: CoCo View Wall, Roatan)


Cocoa Damselfish

Stegastes variabilis

(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan)


Dusky Damselfish

Stegastes adustus

These are juveniles:
  
(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 3: Prince Albert, Roatan)


Longfin Damselfish

Stegastes diencaeus

   
(1: Minagerheas, Roatan / 2: Calvin's Crack, Roatan / 3: Iron Coast, Roatan / 4: Newman's Wall, Roatan)

These are juveniles:
  
(1-2: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 3: Prince Albert, Roatan)


Sergeant Major

Abudefduf saxatilis

       
(1,4,8: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2-3,7: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 5-6: Anka's Place, Roatan)

These are guarding purplish eggs:
 
(1: Mr. Bud, Roatan / 2: CoCo View Wall, Roatan)


Sunshinefish

Chromis insolata

(1: Harold's Hotel, Roatan)

These are juveniles:
(1: Chimneys, Roatan)


Threespot Damselfish

Stegastes planifrons

       
(1: Minagerheas, Roatan / 2: Harold's Hotel, Roatan / 3: Gold Chain, Roatan / 4-5,7-8: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 6: CoCo View Wall, Roatan)

Juveniles are yellow with a large second spot on their upper side and dorsal fin:
  
(1: Minagerheas, Roatan / 2: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 3: Harold's Hotel, Roatan)


Yellowtail Damselfish

Microspathodon chrysurus

       
(1,8: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2: Harold's Hotel, Roatan / 3: Gold Chain, Roatan / 4: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 5: Iron Coast, Roatan / 6: Minagerheas, Roatan / 7: Calvin's Crack, Roatan)

Juveniles have blue spots all over.  As they get older, the tail turns yellow and the spots fade.
 
(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2: Neverstain Bight, Roatan)