TITLE

Damselfish

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Damselfish, the common name of a family of brightly colored marine fish. They inhabit coral reefs and rocky coastal regions of tropical waters. Damselfish are popular aquarium fish. Most species are less than six inches (15 cm) long.
ACCESSION #
37309993

 

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