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Chromis ovalis

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.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii

Foto: Oahu, Hawaii


Courtesy of the author Dr. John Ernest (Jack) Randall (†), Hawaii Please visit hbs.bishopmuseum.org for more information.

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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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-10-22 20:40:11 

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(Steindachner, 1900)

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)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Homepage Keoki Stender, Marine Life Photographie (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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