Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Pomacentridae
(Damselfishes) > Pomacentrinae
Etymology: Chromis: Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335); bowesi: Named for the late William K Bowes Jr, lead donor of the Hope for Reefs initiative from the California Academy of Sciences.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 80 - 120 m (Ref. 120230). Tropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Western Pacific: the Philippines.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 120230)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 11 - 13;
Vertebrae: 26. This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: D XIII,11-12; A II,11-13; pectoral-fin rays 17-19; procurrent caudal-fin rays 3; tubed lateral-line scales 13-15; gill rakers 6-9 + 18-19 (= 25-27); body depth 1.5-1.6 in SL. Colour of adults when fresh brownish grey in the dorsal side to whitish on the ventral side, with alternating dark and light stripes in the sides of body (Ref. 120230).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Arango, B.G., H.T. Pinheiro, C. Rocha, B.D. Grene, R.L. Pyle, J.M. Corpus, B. Shepherd and L.A. Rocha, 2019. Three new species of Chromis (Teleostei, Pomacentridae) from mesophotic coral ecosystems of the Philippines. ZooKeys 835:1-15. (Ref. 120230)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood itemsFood consumptionRation
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= No PD50 data [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01820 (0.00819 - 0.04045), b=3.00 (2.83 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.1 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): (0 of 100) .