White damsel

The White damsel lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, brackish, marine, depth range 1 - 10 m environment.

White Damsels in Distress By George E. More

The White Damsel has a white body with two dark saddle-shaped markings on its back. The body and tail may have a yellowish cast to it. As the fish matures, the dark markings recede and become dusky. More

Natalee Holloway: Another White Damsel In Distress By Robert Paul Reyes June 11, 2005 Natalee Holloway vanished while on a five-day trip with 124 classmates and seven chaperones celebrating their high school graduation. More

White Damsels in Distress George Curry Whether conscious or subconscious, the White-owned news media goes into a frenzy whenever there appears to be a White damsel in distress. More

Common names

Baro-baro in Tagalog
Baro-baro in Visayan
Bombin in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Las-las in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Las-las in Tagalog
Palata in Tagalog
Palata in Tagbanwa Calamian
Palata in Visayan
Two-barred puller in English
White damsel in English
White demoiselle in English
显盘雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
顯盤雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
黑斑雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
黑斑雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Pomacentridae
Genus : Dischistodus
Species : Dischistodus perspicillatus
Authority : Cuvier, 1830