Abudefduf taurus

Peter Wirtz, Carlos Eduardo L. Ferreira, Sergio R. Floeter, Ronald Fricke, Joao Luiz Gasparini, Tomio Iwamoto, Luiz Rocha, Claud, 2007, Coastal Fishes of Sao Tome and Principe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) - an update., Zootaxa 1523, pp. 1-48: 14

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Abudefduf taurus


Abudefduf taurus  ( Müller & Troschel, 1848)

This is a common species in shallow water and in tide pools at São Tomé and Príncipe. It is surprising that it has not previously been recorded. It was observed in cleaning activities at Lagoa Azul.