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Canary Damsel – Abudefduf luridus (adult) Also seen quite often in our dives in Lanzarote. Abudefduf luridus,Canary damsel,Geotagged,Spain,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Canary Damsel – Abudefduf luridus (adult)

Also seen quite often in our dives in Lanzarote.

    comments (3)

  1. Love the color...and the genus name. Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thanks! I think the names come from Morocco or the middle East :-) Posted 8 months ago
      1. Neat! It's definitely unique! Posted 8 months ago

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The Canary damsel is a species of marine fish of the family Pomacentridae. It is found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, specifically near Madeira, the Azores, Canary Islands, Cape Verde and Senegal.

''A. luridus'' is commonly associated with reefs in subtropical regions, where individuals grow to around 15 cm in length, and feed primarily on algae and small invertebrates.

Canary damsels inhabit rocky areas, where they lay eggs that are defended by males. The young are can be.. more

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Nov 24, 2019. Captured May 2, 2019 16:56 in Paseo Barrilla, 17, 35510 Tías, Las Palmas, Spain.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.6
  • 1/160s
  • ISO400
  • 14.41mm