Plectroglyphidodon dickii

Scientific name Plectroglyphidodon dickii
Descriptor Liénard
Year of description 1839
IUCN category (World) NT
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Plectroglyphidodon
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Plectroglyphidodon dickii is a salt water fish.

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Who is it?


  • Average size
    8 cm
  • Maximum size
    11.6 cm
  • Pattern
    rayure verticale
  • Average size
    8 cm
  • Maximum size
    11.6 cm
  • Pattern
    rayure verticale

How to recognize Plectroglyphidodon dickii ?

Plectroglyphidodon dickii measures between 8 and 11.6 cm. This fish is multicolore with a predominantly jaune, blanc and beige body. The also has noir rayure verticale.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    omnivorous with carnivorous tendency
  • Sociability
    living in small groups
  • territorial
  • Way of living

Plectroglyphidodon dickii is a fish living in small groups naturally found near the bottom. This species is omnivorous with carnivorous tendency .

Although Plectroglyphidodon dickii is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.


  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond sur substrat découvert

Plectroglyphidodon dickii is a fish ovipare qui pond sur substrat découvert. This fish protects its eggs from nearby predators.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    25 - 29 °C
  • Depth
    0 - 20 m

Biotope presentation

Plectroglyphidodon dickii is most often found at a depth between 0m and 20m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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