Chromis chrysura   (Bliss,  1883) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E.

Size: 14 cm.

Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14 - 15; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 13 - 14.

Synonym (s)
Chromis chrysurus (Bliss, 1883)
(senior synonym)
Chromis isharae (Schmidt, 1930)
(junior synonym)
Dascyllus isharae Schmidt, 1930
(junior synonym)
Heliastes chrysurus Bliss, 1883
(senior synonym)
Lepicephalochromis westalli Whitley, 1964
(junior synonym)
Siphonochromis lepidostethicus Fowler, 1946
(junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Stout chromis (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky, Coastal
Prey:  Zooplankton.


• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Wafar, MVM (2003) Checklists of reef fauna Available at -
  • Heemstra, E; Heemstra, P; Smale, M; Hoopers, T and Pelicier, D (2004) Preliminary checklist of coastal fishes from the Mauritian island of Rodrigues Journal of natural history Taylor and Francis 38(23-24) 3315 - 3350 Available at - index/
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Letourneur, Y; Chabanet, P; Durville, P; Taquet, M; Teissier, E; Parmentier, M; Quero, JC and Pothin, K (2004) An updated checklist of the marine fish fauna of Reunion Island, south-western Indian Ocean Cybium 28(3) 199-216
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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