Canary Damsel Similiparma lurida /(Abudefduf lurida)

Canary Damsel
Canary Damsel
Canary Damsel
The Canary Damsel is native to reefs of the eastern Atlantic islands including the Canary Islands (after which it is named), Madeira, the Salvage Islands, Cape Verde Islands and the Azores plus a part of the West African Coast around Senegal.
Canary Damsel
Canary Damsel
Canary Damsel
The juvenile is more colourful, being dark blue with its neon purple head markings and neon turquoise fin edges. The adult is browner without the head markings but retains the blue fin edges. All on this page are juveniles which get left behind in tidal rock pools when the tide goes out (as these have).
Canary Damsel
Canary Damsel
Canary Damsel
The adult grows to 15cm long. It is an omnivore. Some classify the fish in the Abudefduf genus with the striped Sergeant Damselfishes.