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    Species: Neopomacentrus filamentosus
    Has Successfully been bred and raised in captivity
    Reference: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/3733/1/Article_04.pdf
    Class: C
    Synonyms: Gliphidodon filamentosus
    Environment: Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 5 - 12 m (Ref. 7247 )
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48636 )
    Distribution: Western Central Pacific: Thailand (Phuket), Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Western Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Britain, Solomon Islands, and New Caledonia. Larvae specimen were reported from Guam (Ref. 36961 ).
    Description: Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 11 - 12. Adults with long extended lobes on the dorsal and caudal fins. Plain grey with greenish shine over back. Twin yellow spots on operculum, just above pectoral fin base in juveniles (Ref. 48636 ).
    Biology: Sporadic distribution (Ref. 48636 ). Adults inhabit soft bottoms of lagoons and inshore reefs around coral outcrops, rocks, debris, and others (Ref. 7247 ). 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 ).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/speciessummary.php?id=12459
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Neopomacentrus filamentosus
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