damselfish definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous small tropical marine fishes for the household Pomacentridae, having laterally compressed, generally vibrant colored bodies. Also known as demoiselle.
    • Any of numerous seafood within the Pomacentridae taxonomic family.
    • tiny brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of red coral reefs.
    • a title in exotic regions of different species of the family Pomacentrid√¶, particularly of the that have brilliant colors.
    • little brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs

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