Acapulco damselfishStegastes acapulcoensis (adult)
📇 Common Name
Acapulco damselfish, Acapulco major, Acapulco gregory
🔬 Scientific Name
maximum size: 18 cm
It lives near reefs, corals, and rocks in tropical and subtropical waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean. It can live up to 32 years. For reproduction, the males guard and aerate the eggs which are demersal and added to the substrate.
Feeds on turf-algae within its territories
The color changes while growing up from bright blue as a juvenile to brown with lighter on head and front of the body as an adult.
📍In Bahía Solano
expected to see most of the year