Chromis lubbocki Edwards, 1986
Lubbock's chromis
Chromis lubbocki
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Pomacentridae (Damselfishes), subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Max. size:  12.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 0 - 15 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: Cape Verde.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 14-14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 11
Biology:  Adults inhabit rocky inshore reefs (Ref. 7247). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 November 2010 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 25.08.94
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 19.07.11

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