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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Pomacentridae Damselfishes
Subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Genus: Chromis

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Chromis abrupta Randall, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis abrupta
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Chromis abyssicola Allen & Randall, 1985

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis abyssicola
[Deepsea chromis]

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Chromis abyssus Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis abyssus
[Deep blue Chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Chromis acares Randall & Swerdloff, 1973

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis acares
[Midget chromis]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Chromis agilis Smith, 1960

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Chromis agilis
[Agile chromis]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Chromis albicauda Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis albicauda
[White-caudal chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Chromis albomaculata Kamohara, 1960

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis albomaculata
[White-spotted chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Chromis alleni Randall, Ida & Moyer, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis alleni
[Allen's chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Chromis alpha Randall, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis alpha
[Yellow-speckled chromis]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chromis alta Greenfield & Woods, 1980

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis alta
[Oval damselfish]

Photo by Bos, A.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chromis amboinensis (Bleeker, 1871)

Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Chromis amboinensis
[Ambon chromis]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chromis analis (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis analis
[Yellow chromis]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

South East Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Chromis athena Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis athena
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL
Chromis atrilobata Gill, 1862

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis atrilobata
[Scissortail damselfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Chromis atripectoralis Welander & Schultz, 1951

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis atripectoralis
[Black-axil chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Chromis atripes Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis atripes
[Dark-fin chromis]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Chromis axillaris (Bennett, 1831)

Photo by SFSA
 
Chromis axillaris
[Grey chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Chromis bami Randall & McCosker, 1992

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis bami
[]

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Chromis brevirostris Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis brevirostris
[Shortsnout Chromis]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Chromis cadenati Whitley, 1951

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis cadenati
[Cadenat's chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Chromis caudalis Randall, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis caudalis
[Blue-axil chromis]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Chromis chromis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Chromis chromis
[Damselfish]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Chromis chrysura (Bliss, 1883)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Chromis chrysura
[Stout chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Chromis cinerascens (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis cinerascens
[Green puller]

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Chromis circumaurea Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis circumaurea
[Gold-rim Chromis]

Photo by Hooker, Y.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Chromis crusma (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Hooker, Y.
 
Chromis crusma
[Valparaiso chromis]

Photo by Floeter, S.R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Chromis cyanea (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Chromis cyanea
[Blue chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Chromis dasygenys (Fowler, 1935)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis dasygenys
[Blue-spotted chromis]

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Chromis degruyi Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis degruyi
[DeGruy’s Chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chromis delta Randall, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis delta
[Deep reef chromis]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Chromis dimidiata (Klunzinger, 1871)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Chromis dimidiata
[Chocolatedip chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Chromis dispilus Griffin, 1923

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis dispilus
[Demoiselle]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Chromis durvillei
[Bourbon Chromis]

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Chromis earina Pyle, Earle & Greene, 2008

Photo by Pyle, R.L./Greene, B.D.
 
Chromis earina
[Spring Chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chromis elerae Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis elerae
[Twinspot chromis]

Photo by Cox, C.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chromis enchrysura Jordan & Gilbert, 1882

Photo by Cox, C.
 
Chromis enchrysura
[Yellowtail reeffish]

Photo by Rocha, L.A.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Chromis fatuhivae Randall, 2001

Photo by Rocha, L.A.
 
Chromis fatuhivae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Chromis fieldi Randall & DiBattista, 2013

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis fieldi
[Two-tone Chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Chromis flavapicis Randall, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis flavapicis
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Chromis flavaxilla Randall, 1994

Photo by Field, R.
 
Chromis flavaxilla
[Arabian chromis]

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chromis flavicauda (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Chromis flavicauda
[Cobalt chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Chromis flavipectoralis Randall, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis flavipectoralis
[Malayan chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Chromis flavomaculata Kamohara, 1960

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis flavomaculata
[Yellow-spotted chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Chromis fumea (Tanaka, 1917)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis fumea
[Smokey chromis]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Chromis hanui Randall & Swerdloff, 1973

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chromis hanui
[Chocolate-dip Chromis]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Chromis howsoni Allen & Erdmann, 2014

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis howsoni
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Chromis hypsilepis (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis hypsilepis
[Brown puller]

Photo by Charteris, M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Chromis insolata (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Charteris, M.
 
Chromis insolata
[Sunshinefish]

Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Chromis intercrusma Evermann & Radcliffe, 1917

Photo by Jimenez Prado, P.
 
Chromis intercrusma
[Peruvian chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm FL
Chromis iomelas Jordan & Seale, 1906

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis iomelas
[Half-and-half chromis]

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Chromis jubauna Moura, 1995

Photo by Luiz, Jr., O.
 
Chromis jubauna
[]

Photo by Bajol, R.

Southwestern Pacific

Chromis kennensis Whitley, 1964

Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Chromis kennensis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Chromis klunzingeri
[Black-headed chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Chromis lepidolepis Bleeker, 1877

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis lepidolepis
[Scaly chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Chromis leucura Gilbert, 1905

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis leucura
[Whitetail chromis]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Chromis limbata (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Chromis limbata
[Azores chromis]

Photo by Lavan, J.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm TL
Chromis limbaughi Greenfield & Woods, 1980

Photo by Lavan, J.
 
Chromis limbaughi
[Limbaugh's damselfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chromis lineata Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis lineata
[Lined chromis]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Chromis lubbocki Edwards, 1986

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis lubbocki
[Lubbock's chromis]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Chromis margaritifer Fowler, 1946

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chromis margaritifer
[Bicolor chromis]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Chromis meridiana
[]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Chromis mirationis Tanaka, 1917

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chromis mirationis
[Japanese chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Chromis monochroma Allen & Randall, 2004

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis monochroma
[Monochrome chromis]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chromis multilineata (Guichenot, 1853)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis multilineata
[Brown chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Chromis nigroanalis Randall, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis nigroanalis
[Kenyan chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Chromis nigrura Smith, 1960

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis nigrura
[Blacktail chromis]

Photo by Banks, I.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chromis nitida (Whitley, 1928)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Chromis nitida
[Barrier reef chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chromis notata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis notata
[Pearl-spot chromis]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Chromis okamurai Yamakawa & Randall, 1989

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Chromis okamurai
[Okinawa chromis]

Photo by Chen, J.-P.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Chromis onumai Senou & Kudo, 2007

Photo by Chen, J.-P.
 
Chromis onumai
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chromis opercularis (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis opercularis
[Doublebar chromis]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Chromis ovalis (Steindachner, 1900)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Chromis ovalis
[Hawaiian chromis]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chromis ovatiformes Fowler, 1946

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chromis ovatiformes
[Ovate chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Chromis pamae Randall & McCosker, 1992

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis pamae
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Chromis pelloura Randall & Allen, 1982

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis pelloura
[Duskytail chromis]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Chromis pembae Smith, 1960

Photo by Field, R.
 
Chromis pembae
[Pemba chromis]

Photo by Williams, J.T.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Chromis planesi Lecchini & Williams, 2004

Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Chromis planesi
[]

Photo by Steele, M.A.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Chromis punctipinnis (Cooper, 1863)

Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Chromis punctipinnis
[Blacksmith]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Chromis pura Allen & Randall, 2004

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis pura
[Pura chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm NG
Chromis randalli Greenfield & Hensley, 1970

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis randalli
[Randall's chromis]

Photo by Bos, A.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Chromis retrofasciata Weber, 1913

Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Chromis retrofasciata
[Black-bar chromis]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chromis sanctaehelenae Edwards, 1987

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis sanctaehelenae
[St. Helena chromis]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Chromis scotochiloptera Fowler, 1918

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Chromis scotochiloptera
[Philippines chromis]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chromis scotti Emery, 1968

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Chromis scotti
[Purple reeffish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chromis struhsakeri Randall & Swerdloff, 1973

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis struhsakeri
[Struhsaker's chromis]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Chromis ternatensis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Chromis ternatensis
[Ternate chromis]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Chromis trialpha Allen & Randall, 1980

Photo by Field, R.
 
Chromis trialpha
[Trispot chromis]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL
Chromis unipa Allen & Erdmann, 2009

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chromis unipa
[Unipa chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Chromis vanderbilti (Fowler, 1941)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis vanderbilti
[Vanderbilt's chromis]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Chromis verater Jordan & Metz, 1912

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Chromis verater
[Threespot chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Chromis viridis (Cuvier, 1830)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis viridis
[Blue green damselfish]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Chromis weberi Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Chromis weberi
[Weber's chromis]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Chromis westaustralis Allen, 1976

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Chromis westaustralis
[West Australian chromis]

Photo by Connell, A.D.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Chromis woodsi Bruner & Arnam, 1979

Photo by Connell, A.D.
 
Chromis woodsi
[Wood's chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Chromis xanthochira (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis xanthochira
[Yellow-axil chromis]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Chromis xanthopterygia Randall & McCarthy, 1988

Photo by Field, R.
 
Chromis xanthopterygia
[Yellowfin chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chromis xanthura (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis xanthura
[Paletail chromis]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Chromis xouthos Allen & Erdmann, 2005

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Chromis xouthos
[Yellow-brown chromis]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chromis xutha Randall, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chromis xutha
[Buff chromis]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Chromis yamakawai
[Northern yellow-spotted Chromis]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chromis abrupta Eastern Central Pacific 5.4 SL 2001
Chromis abyssicola Deepsea chromis Southwest Pacific 12.5 SL 1985
Chromis abyssus Deep blue Chromis Western Pacific 9.8 SL 2008
Chromis acares Midget chromis Pacific Ocean 4 SL 1973
Chromis agilis Agile chromis Indo-Pacific 7.5 SL 1960
Chromis albicauda White-caudal chromis Western Pacific 13.4 SL 2009
Chromis albomaculata White-spotted chromis Northwest Pacific 15 SL 1960
Chromis alleni Allen's chromis Northwest Pacific 6.5 SL 1981
Chromis alpha Yellow-speckled chromis Indo-Pacific 8.5 SL 1988
Chromis alta Oval damselfish Eastern Pacific 13 SL 1980
Chromis amboinensis Ambon chromis Western Pacific 10 TL 1871
Chromis analis Yellow chromis Western Pacific 17 TL 1830
Chromis athena South East Asia 5.4 SL 2008
Chromis atrilobata Scissortail damselfish Eastern Pacific 13.4 TL 1862
Chromis atripectoralis Black-axil chromis Indo-Pacific 12 TL 1951
Chromis atripes Dark-fin chromis Western Pacific 9 TL 1928
Chromis axillaris Grey chromis Western Indian Ocean 10 SL 1831
Chromis bami Eastern Central Pacific 5.9 SL 1992
Chromis brevirostris Shortsnout Chromis Western Pacific 6.9 SL 2008
Chromis cadenati Cadenat's chromis Eastern Central Atlantic 16.5 SL 1951
Chromis caudalis Blue-axil chromis Western Pacific 7.5 SL 1988
Chromis chromis Damselfish Mediterranean Sea 25 TL 1758
Chromis chrysura Stout chromis Indo-West Pacific 14 SL 1883
Chromis cinerascens Green puller Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1830
Chromis circumaurea Gold-rim Chromis Western Pacific 10.2 SL 2008
Chromis crusma Valparaiso chromis Southeast Pacific 14 SL 1833
Chromis cyanea Blue chromis Western Atlantic 15 TL 1860
Chromis dasygenys Blue-spotted chromis Western Indian Ocean 12 TL 1935
Chromis degruyi DeGruy’s Chromis Western Pacific 8.2 SL 2008
Chromis delta Deep reef chromis Indo-West Pacific 7 TL 1988
Chromis dimidiata Chocolatedip chromis Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1871
Chromis dispilus Demoiselle Southwest Pacific 21 TL 1923
Chromis durvillei Bourbon Chromis Western Indian Ocean 7.6 SL 2010
Chromis earina Spring Chromis Western Pacific 6.6 SL 2008
Chromis elerae Twinspot chromis Indo-West Pacific 7 TL 1928
Chromis enchrysura Yellowtail reeffish Western Atlantic 10 TL 1882
Chromis fatuhivae Eastern Central Pacific 6.3 SL 2001
Chromis fieldi Two-tone Chromis Indian Ocean. 5.1 SL 2013
Chromis flavapicis Eastern Central Pacific 10.1 SL 2001
Chromis flavaxilla Arabian chromis Western Indian Ocean 7.2 TL 1994
Chromis flavicauda Cobalt chromis Western Atlantic 7 SL 1880
Chromis flavipectoralis Malayan chromis Indian Ocean 8 TL 1988
Chromis flavomaculata Yellow-spotted chromis Western Pacific 16 TL 1960
Chromis fumea Smokey chromis Indo-West Pacific 10 SL 1917
Chromis hanui Chocolate-dip Chromis Eastern Central Pacific 6 SL 1973
Chromis howsoni Western Pacific 5.6 SL 2014
Chromis hypsilepis Brown puller Southwest Pacific 16 SL 1867
Chromis insolata Sunshinefish Western Atlantic 16 TL 1830
Chromis intercrusma Peruvian chromis Eastern Pacific 29 TL 1917
Chromis iomelas Half-and-half chromis Pacific Ocean 8 FL 1906
Chromis jubauna Southwest Atlantic 7.4 SL 1995
Chromis kennensis Southwestern Pacific 1964
Chromis klunzingeri Black-headed chromis Eastern Indian Ocean 6.5 SL 1929
Chromis lepidolepis Scaly chromis Indo-Pacific 9 TL 1877
Chromis leucura Whitetail chromis Indo-West Pacific 8.5 TL 1905
Chromis limbata Azores chromis Eastern Atlantic 12 SL 1833
Chromis limbaughi Limbaugh's damselfish Eastern Central Pacific 11.3 TL 1980
Chromis lineata Lined chromis Indo-Pacific 7 TL 1928
Chromis lubbocki Lubbock's chromis Eastern Central Atlantic 12.5 SL 1986
Chromis margaritifer Bicolor chromis Pacific Ocean 9 TL 1946
Chromis meridiana Southeast Pacific 11 SL 1980
Chromis mirationis Japanese chromis Western Pacific 11 SL 1917
Chromis monochroma Monochrome chromis Western Pacific 5.1 SL 2004
Chromis multilineata Brown chromis Western Atlantic 20 TL 1853
Chromis nigroanalis Kenyan chromis Indian Ocean 12 TL 1988
Chromis nigrura Blacktail chromis Indian Ocean 6 TL 1960
Chromis nitida Barrier reef chromis Western Pacific 7 SL 1928
Chromis notata Pearl-spot chromis Northwest Pacific 17 TL 1843
Chromis okamurai Okinawa chromis Northwest Pacific 9.4 SL 1989
Chromis onumai Northwest Pacific 12.6 SL 2007
Chromis opercularis Doublebar chromis Indian Ocean 17 TL 1867
Chromis ovalis Hawaiian chromis Eastern Pacific 15 SL 1900
Chromis ovatiformes Ovate chromis Western Pacific 10 TL 1946
Chromis pamae Eastern Central Pacific 10.4 SL 1992
Chromis pelloura Duskytail chromis Western Indian Ocean 14 TL 1982
Chromis pembae Pemba chromis Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1960
Chromis planesi Eastern Central Pacific 10.2 SL 2004
Chromis punctipinnis Blacksmith Eastern Pacific 25 SL 1863
Chromis pura Pura chromis Western Pacific 7.6 SL 2004
Chromis randalli Randall's chromis Southeast Pacific 15 NG 1970
Chromis retrofasciata Black-bar chromis Western Pacific 6 SL 1913
Chromis sanctaehelenae St. Helena chromis Southeast Atlantic 13 SL 1987
Chromis scotochiloptera Philippines chromis Western Central Pacific 16 TL 1918
Chromis scotti Purple reeffish Western Atlantic 10 TL 1968
Chromis struhsakeri Struhsaker's chromis Eastern Central Pacific 13 SL 1973
Chromis ternatensis Ternate chromis Indo-Pacific 10.5 TL 1856
Chromis trialpha Trispot chromis Western Indian Ocean 6 TL 1980
Chromis unipa Unipa chromis Western Pacific 5.0 SL 2009
Chromis vanderbilti Vanderbilt's chromis Pacific Ocean 6 TL 1941
Chromis verater Threespot chromis Eastern Central Pacific 16 SL 1912
Chromis viridis Blue green damselfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL 1830
Chromis weberi Weber's chromis Indo-Pacific 13.5 TL 1928
Chromis westaustralis West Australian chromis Eastern Indian Ocean 8.5 SL 1976
Chromis woodsi Wood's chromis Western Indian Ocean 9.5 TL 1979
Chromis xanthochira Yellow-axil chromis Western Central Pacific 14 TL 1851
Chromis xanthopterygia Yellowfin chromis Western Indian Ocean 11.5 TL 1988
Chromis xanthura Paletail chromis Pacific Ocean 17 TL 1854
Chromis xouthos Yellow-brown chromis Indian Ocean 9.2 SL 2005
Chromis xutha Buff chromis Western Indian Ocean 7 TL 1988
Chromis yamakawai Northern yellow-spotted Chromis Western Pacific 13.1 SL 2013



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