Pseudochromis springeri Lubbock, 1975
Blue-striped dottyback
Pseudochromis springeri
photo by Fenner, R.

Family:  Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks), subfamily: Pseudochrominae
Max. size:  5.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 2 - 60 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A common inhabitant of lagoon and seaward reefs. Found among corals. Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35413).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 13 August 2019 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless


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