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.
Profile lexID: 9496 AphiaID: 273709 Scientific: Chromis alpha German: Riffbarsch English: Yellow-speckled Chromis, Yellow-spotted Puller Category: Jomfrufisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > alpha (Species) Initial determination: Randall, 1988 Sea depth: 12 - 95 Meter Size: bis zu 8.5cm Temperature: 28,2°C - 28,9°C 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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