Chrysiptera galba

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Taxonavigation: Ovalentaria 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria

Familia: Pomacentridae
Subfamilia: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Chrysiptera
Species: Chrysiptera galba


Chrysiptera galba (Allen & Randall, 1974)

Holotype: BPBM 11244. [Paratypes: AMS I.17347-001 (1), I.17348-001 (3); BMNH 1973.10.17.2-3 (2); BPBM 11150 (1), 11183 (10), 11197 (5), 11221 (9), 11232 (3), 11243 (2), 13685 (1); USNM 211293 (5)].

Type locality: South side of Ruea Point, Rapa Island, depth 14 meters.



  • Allen, G.R. & J.E. Randall 1974: Five new species and a new genus of damselfishes (family Pomacentridae) from the South Pacific Ocean. Tropical Fish Hobbyist, 22(9): 36–46, 48-49.
  • Allen, G.R. 1991: Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 pp.
  • Carpenter, K.E. & V.H. Niem 2001: Species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the western central Pacific. Bony fishes part 3 (Menidae to Pomacentridae). FAO, Rome.
  • Chrysiptera galba in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2023. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 10/2023.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Canary Demoiselle