Chromis altais commonly referred to as Oval damselfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 8042 AphiaID: 273710 Scientific: Chromis alta German: Schwalbenschwänzchen English: Oval Damselfish Category: Damselfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > alta (Species) Initial determination: Greenfield & Woods, 1980 Occurrence: Cocos Island (Costa Rica), Clipperton Island, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Mexico (East Pacific), Peru Size: up to 5.12" (13 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Invertebrates, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Greenfield & Woods, 1980
Very speial thanks for the first photos of Chromis alta to Dr. Gerry R. Allen!
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > Chromis alta (Species)
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