Photo taken in the reefs around Carriacou/Caribbean.
Many species live in tropical coral reefsIn the wild. The damselfish (Stegastes nigricans) cultivates red filamentous algae (Polysiphonia).At this time, garibaldi and damselfish are the only fish known to engage in farming or cultivating. Diet includes small crustaceans, plankton, and algae. Damselfish are also known to be aggressive.