Pomacentrus aurifrons

Scientific name Pomacentrus aurifrons
Descriptor Allen
Year of description 2004
IUCN category NE
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Pomacentrus
Pomacentrus aurifrons Pomacentrus aurifrons


Pomacentrus aurifrons is a salt water fish.

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Who is it?


  • Average size
    4 cm
  • Maximum size
    6.2 cm
  • Average size
    4 cm
  • Maximum size
    6.2 cm

How to recognize Pomacentrus aurifrons ?

Pomacentrus aurifrons measures between 4 and 6.2 cm. This fish is bicolore with a predominantly jaune and blanc body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
  • Sociability
    living in small groups
  • territorial
  • Way of living

Pomacentrus aurifrons is a fish living in small groups. This species is carnivorous .

Although Pomacentrus aurifrons is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.


  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond sur substrat découvert

Pomacentrus aurifrons 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?

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Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    27 - 29 °C
  • Depth
    2 - 14 m

Biotope presentation

Pomacentrus aurifrons is most often found at a depth between 2m and 14m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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