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Genus: Neopomacentrus, Damselfishes, Demoiselles, Demoiselles


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elongate, oblong
D XIII
tips D, A & C filamentous
teeth: 2 rows, outer row flattened tips

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NEOPOMACENTRUS

DAMSELFISHES, DEMOISELLES

Body an elongate oblong; teeth on jaws in 2 rows, at least at front; outer row of teeth with flattened tips; rear edge of preopercle rippled or finely serrated; dorsal fin XIII;  rear tips of dorsal and anal fins filamentous; tail fin lunate to concave, tips often filamentous, its base without projecting spiny rays; head largely scaled; scales large, 16-18 on lateral line.

An Indo-central Pacific genus with 15 species; one introduced to the southwest Gulf of Mexico.