Yellow-speckled chromis, Yellow-spotted puller
Chromis alphais commonly referred to as Yellow-speckled chromis, Yellow-spotted puller. 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: 9496 AphiaID: 273709 Scientific: Chromis alpha German: Riffbarsch English: Yellow-speckled Chromis, Yellow-spotted Puller Category: Damselfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > alpha (Species) Initial determination: Randall, 1988 Occurrence: Admiralty Islands, American Samoa, Australia, Christmas Islands, Comores, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Moorea, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, The Bangai Archipelago, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Society Islands, Togean Islands, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam Sea depth: 12 - 95 Meter Size: up to 3.35" (8.5 cm) Temperature: 28,2 °F - 28,9 °F (28,2°C - 28,9°C) Food: Copepods, Daphnia salina, Mysis, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2016-03-13 12:19:49
Last edit: 2020-04-11 21:16:03
Adults occur in clear lagoon and seaward reefs, usually seen singly or in loose aggregations near caves and ledges. Abundant over branching corals and leeward coasts.
This species is abundant on outer reef slopes throughout its range. It is not unusual to observe hundreds of individuals during a single dive.
Source: IUCN Red List
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > Chromis alpha (Species)
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