(Various families in series Ovalentaria) > Pomacentridae
(Damselfishes) > Pomacentrinae
Etymology: Chromis: Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335). More on author: Günther.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
; marino associati a barriera corallina; non migratori; distribuzione batimetrica 3 - 46 m (Ref. 7247), usually - m (Ref. ). Subtropical; 0°C - ; 28°S - 40°S
Southwest Pacific: southeastern Australia, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, and northern New Zealand.
Size / Peso / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7247)
Spine dorsali (totale): 13; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 13-14; Spine anali 2; Raggi anali molli: 12 - 13
Adults inhabit rocky reefs, occurring in small to large aggregations (Ref. 7247). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
Allen, G.R., 1991. Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
BibliografiaAcquacolturaProfilo di acquacolturaVarietàGeneticaFrequenze allelicheEreditarietàMalattieElaborazioneNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 16.3 - 22.8, mean 18.3 °C (based on 30 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01479 (0.00674 - 0.03244), b=2.99 (2.80 - 3.18), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.7 ±0.30 se; based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179
): Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 51.6 [27.9, 105.4] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.08 [0.64, 1.89] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.5 [18.5, 20.5] % ; Omega3 = 0.215 [0.131, 0.370] g/100g ; Selenium = 14.1 [7.1, 26.1] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 55.6 [17.6, 176.2] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.32 [0.87, 2.02] mg/100g (wet weight);