Chromis randalli Greenfield & Hensley, 1970
Randall's chromis
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Pomacentridae (Damselfishes), subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Max. size:  15 cm NG (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 5 - 30 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: endemic to Easter Island.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 15-15; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 10-11
Biology:  Adults occur in inshore and offshore rocky reefs in 5 to 30 meters in small to large aggregations (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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 28.03.94
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 11.07.12
Checked by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 25.08.94

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