Chromis ovalis is commonly referred to as Hawaiian chromis . Difficulty in the aquarium:
Average. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 10031 AphiaID: 1042320 Scientific: Chromis ovalis German: Riffbarsch English: Hawaiian Chromis Category: Jomfrufisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > ovalis (Species) Initial determination: (Steindachner, ), 1900 Sea depth: 6 - 161 Meter Size: bis zu 15cm Temperature: 22°C - 25°C Tank: ~ 1000 Liter Difficulty: Average 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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Created: 2016-10-22 20:40:11
Last edit: 2016-10-22 20:40:11
Chromis ovalis is common in aggregations along ledges exposed to current at scuba depths where the feed upon zooplankton.
They are gray with brassy or bluish iridescence and a protruding snout. Nuptial males display bright iridescent blue bars and fins.
Juveniles abundant in summer have bright yellow and blue dorsal stripes gradually fading with age.
Endemic to Hawaiiund the Midway Islands.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > Chromis ovalis (Species)
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