Chromis xanthochira   (Bleeker,  1851) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Pomacentridae

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E

Description
Color: Large yellow blotch around the pectoral fin base and base part of the fin, standing out in the natural lights at depths. It has a thin black preopercular bar and lacking black tips on its caudal fin lobes.


Synonym (s)
Chromis reticulatus Fowler & Bean, 1928
Chromis xanthochir (Bleeker, 1851)
Heliases xanthochirus Bleeker, 1851

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Button Island INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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:2011-08-16

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