Distribution: from Red Sea and Eastern Africa to Southern Japan, Kiribati, the Tuamotu Islands and Australia.
Replaced by closely related Abudefduf troschelii in Eastern Pacific and Abudefduf saxatilis in the Atlantic and Caribbean.
at Gorgonia Beach (Egypt) © lesli
at Coraya Bay (Egypt) © lesli
at Embudu (Male Atolls) © manceau
at Wakatobi Dive Resort (Indonesia) © nst56
at Lagon de Saint-Pierre (Réunion Island)
at Abu Dabbab (Egypt) © jc_mara
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