Stegastes baldwini Allen & Woods, 1980
Baldwin's major
Stegastes baldwini
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Pomacentridae (Damselfishes), subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Max. size:  9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 1 - 5 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: known only from Clipperton Island.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 12-12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-16; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 13-13
Biology:  Adults inhabit coral and rocky reefs (Ref. 9334). Omnivorous (Ref. 9334). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 29 May 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 05.09.94
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 21.07.11
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.07.95

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