Chromis woodsi, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from the Western Indian Ocean with a redescription of Chromis axillaris (Bennett), 1831

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StatementJohn Clay Bruner and Steven Arnam.
SeriesFieldiana : Zoology ;, v. 73, no. 3, Publication - Field Museum of Natural History ; 1297, Publication (Field Museum of Natural History) ;, 1297.
ContributionsArnam, Steven, joint author.
LC ClassificationsQL1 .F4 vol. 73, no. 3, QL638.P77 .F4 vol. 73, no. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 49-63 :
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Open LibraryOL4426950M
LC Control Number79051217

Chromis woodsi, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from the Western Indian Ocean with a redescription of Chromis axillaris (Bennett), / Related Titles.

Series: Fieldiana. Zoology ; v. 73, no. Chromis woodsi, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from the Western Indian Ocean with a redescription of Chromis axillaris (Bennett), [Chicago]: Field Museum of Natural History, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Clay Bruner; Steven Arnam.

Bibliography: p. Chromis woodsi, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from the Western Indian Ocean with a redescription of Chromis axillaris (Bennett), Pages: Chromis is a genus of fish in the family the term damselfish describes a group of marine fish including more than one genus, most damselfish are in the genus fish are popular aquarium pets due to their small size, tolerance for poor water quality, and bright colors, though their lifespans tend to be shorter than other : Actinopterygii.

Chromis woodsi, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from the Western Indian Ocean with a redescription of Chromis axillaris (Bennett), /John Clay Bruner and Steven Arnam. by Arnam, Steven. Florent's Guide To The Caribbean Reefs Fish, Corals and Creatures - Damselfishes - Chromis.

The smallest species is probably the Lined Chromis Chromis lineate from the Indo-Pacific, at around 2,75 (7 cm) long. The largest, found in the subtropical part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, is thought to be the Garibaldi damselfish Hypsypops rubicundus, reaching up to 15 inches (38 cm).

Genus: Chromis Species: Chromis woodsi. Name. Chromis woodsi Bruner & Arnam, References. Bruner, J.C. and S. Arnam Chromis woodsi, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from the western Indian Ocean with a redescription of Chromis axillaris (Bennett), Fieldiana Zoology, 73(3): 49– Chromis chromis, the damselfish or Mediterranean chromis is a small species of ray-finned fish of the family Pomacentridae from the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Description.

Chromis chromis has an oval and laterally compressed body with an noticeably large eye. Its mouth is strongly protractile, reaching to below the centre of the eye Family: Pomacentridae.

Chromis cyaneus Blue Reef Chromis Similar in temperament to the Green Chromis, these Blue Chromis do well in schools too and look simply fantastic. Chrysiptera parasema Yellowtail Blue Damselfish This is a very hardy damselfish and Chromis woodsi can be very territorial, even with species much larger than them.

The Blue Green Reef Chromis is easy to care for, beautiful, and peaceful. In fact, Chromis viridis is one of the preferred marine reef fish amongst aquarists, regardless of their experience level. This member of the Pomacentridae family is most recognizable by its gorgeous light blue dorsal side that slowly fades into a majestic pale green belly.

Chromis is a rather large genus, the largest of Pomacentridae, with 86 described species (see below). They are distinguished from other Damsels in a number of ways, most notably by having a forked caudal fin, small conical teeth with an enlarged front row, and a fully scaled head except for around the mouth and nostrils.

Chromis are related to damselfish and clownfish, but are typically less aggressive. They enjoy being in a school of three or more, and make a spectacular display in large numbers.

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Chromis are ideal fish for the reef aquarium, since they will not bother invertebrates and corals. Adults are found in large aggregations above thickets of branching Acropora corals in sheltered areas such as subtidal reef flats and lagoons.

Juveniles closely tied to individual coral heads (Ref. ).Phytoplankton feeders. Altrichthys alelia is a newly described species of damselfish from the Philippines with a curious behavior that is more like freshwater fish than one living on a reef.

You could be forgiven for mistaking Alelia’s damselfish for a weird-shaped green chromis but this is one new species that joins a small group of damsels that actually care for their young after the eggs are laid. Description. SINGLE PAPER.

Vol Issue 1 – 05 June Gerald R. Allen: Chromis torquata, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from Mauritius and Réunion, pp. Abstract. A new species of pomacentrid fish, Chromis torquata, is described from six specimens, mm SL collected in 30 m at Mauritius in the southwestern Indian Ocean.

It also. Chromis definition is - any of a large genus (Chromis) of damselfish including some commonly kept in tropical aquariums. How to use chromis in a sentence. Included in this family are damselfish, sergeants, chromis, Dascyllus, and demoiselles. Photos copyrightedwith credits to Christopher Hacking unless otherwise noted.

Brightly colored Anemonefish (yes, related to Nemo, the clownfish!) live co-existent lives with about 10 species of host anemone. About: Damselfish (Chromis Chromis) is a small fish of Pomacentridae 's oval body is covered with large scales.

The dark gray-greenish pigmentation with yellow dotted stripes are going from head to tail - younger specimens tend to have blueish glint, while adults are more dark brownish in color.

Adults form small shoals in midwater above or near rocky reefs or above seagrass meadows ( feed on small planktonic or benthic animals (Ref. ).Reproduce in summer (Ref. ).Eggs characterized by adhesive filaments are nested on rocky or sandy bottoms (Ref.

).Males guard the eggs (Ref. Scientific names are identified on this page using the FindIt service from Matched names are linked to their entry in NameBank, also fromwith further links to.

Five new species of the damselfish genus Chromis2 (Perciformes3: Labroidei4: Pomacentridae5) are described from speci-mens collected from deep (>60 m) coral-reef habitat in the western Pacific by divers using mixed-gas closed-circuit rebreather gear. Two of the five new species (C.

abyssus and C. circumaurea) are each described from specimens. Atlantic Damselfish / Azores Chromis – Chromis limbata The Atlantic Damselfish, also known as Azores Damsel, Atlantic Cromis or simply Atlantic Damsel, is a species in the large clade of Percomorpha and thus belongs to the superclass of the bony fish.

Damselfish, also called demoiselle, any of about species of small, primarily tropical marine fishes of the family Pomacentridae (order Perciformes) found in the Atlantic and Indo-Pacific oceans. Damselfishes are deep-bodied and usually have forked tails.

They resemble the related cichlids and, like them, have a single nostril on each side of the head and have interrupted. Chromis howsoni is a newly described species of damselfish from that factory of new species in Papua New Guinea called Milne Bay.

The golden-brown colored Chromis howsoni is very closely related to Chromis ambionensis differing primarily in coloration and habitat selection. Chromis howsoni is yellowish brown in body color with yellow pelvic and anal fins, with a blue eye and a.

Chromis katoi is a close relative of another damselfish you’ve probably never heard of—the Pearl-spot Chromis, AKA the Japanese Puller (C. notata)—but juveniles are far less yellow in that species, and the caudal fin of the adults is much hout life, C. katoi has a small white spot below the dorsal fin, useful for identifying it from its congeners.

A taxonomic review of the Chromis xanthura species group, defined here as having 13 dorsal-fin spines, three upper and three lower procurrent caudal-fin rays, two black bands at the preopercular and opercular margins, and a yellow caudal fin when juvenile, resulted in the recognition of three species, Chromis xanthura (Bleeker ), Chromis opercularis Author: Hiroyuki Motomura, Hajime Nishiyama, Satoru N.

Chiba. Author: Linnaeus, Chromis chromis Linnaeus, Diagnosis: eye large. Mouth strongly protractile, reaching vertical from canine-like teeth in 3 rows on jaws.

Preoperculum not slightly serrated.

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Dorsal finrays XIII-XIV + ; anal finrays 11 + Anterior gill arch with 30 slender rakers. Vertebrae Scales large. Head fully scaled. Lateral line scales Most of Clownfish are of the Amphiprion genus, but there is a single species in the Premnas genus.

Chromis (Chrominae) encompass the genera, Acanthochromis, Altrichthys, Chromis, Azurina and Dascyllus, but when talking about Chromis it is normally understood to mean the fish of the Chromis genus specifically. This new species is described from Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, but photos also show it to be present at nearby Réunion.

Elsewhere in the Indian Ocean, it appears to be replaced by C.

Description Chromis woodsi, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from the Western Indian Ocean with a redescription of Chromis axillaris (Bennett), 1831 PDF

opercularis, while C. xanthura and the recently named C. anadema occur in the Pacific. The unusual epithet of this fish derives from the Latin torquatus, meaning “adorned with a necklace.

Common Names: Blue-green chromis, blue-green damsel/damselfish, blue-green puller, blue-green reef chromis, blue reef chromis, green chromis, green damsel/damselfish, green puller, green reef chromis, etc. Type Locality: Red Sea: Massawa, Eritrea Range: Widespread in the Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to the Line, Marquesan, and Tuamotu Islands, north .Damselfish belong to the Pomacentridae family, which consists of four subfamilies, 28 genera and about species.

Best known relatives on the extended family line are the clown or anemone fishes, but chromis are also close family. Spotting a damselfish isn’t difficult but it can be hard to tell which is which.Chromis form an integral part of most local reef fish communities.

The genus, which currently contains 86 valid species, is the largest in the family. Allen () provided photos and a brief diagnosis for 75 of the 76 described species (C.

dispilusfrom New Zealand unintentionally omitted). Since that time, an additional.