Chrysiptera caeruleolineata   (Allen,  1973) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Pomacentridae

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Description
Size: 6 cm TL.

This species closely resembles the blue phase of C. leucopoma, but differs in several counts as well as details of coloration. Dorsal spines (total): 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11 - 13; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 13 - 14.

Usually in small groups, staying close to the substrate.

Synonym (s)
Chrysiptera caeruleolineatus (Allen, 1973)
(misapplied)
Glyphidodontops caerulineatus (Allen, 1973)

Common Name (s)
• Blueline demoiselle (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky
Prey:  Copepods

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island INDIA (Record: 08/2000-07/2003)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rajaram, R; Srinivasan, M; Khan, SA and Kannan, L (2004) Ichthyofaunal diversity of great Nicobar Island, Bay of Bengal Journal of Indian fisheries association 31 13-26 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

Page last updated on:2011-03-07

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