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Chromis ovalis


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lexID:
10031 
Scientific:
Chromis ovalis  
German:
Riffbarsch 
English:
Hawaiian chromis  
Category:
Demoiselles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > ovalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Steindachner, 1900) 
Occurrence:
Midway Islands, Hawaii 
Sea depth:
6 - 161 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 25°C 
Food:
Copepods, Frozen food (small sorts), Amphipods, Fish eggs, algues, artémias, cyclopes, Daphnia salina, Invertébrés, krill, le zooplancton, mysis, nauplies d'artémias, nourriture en flocons, oeufs de homard 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-10-22 20:40:11 

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(Steindachner, 1900)

Chromis ovalis is common in aggregations along ledges exposed to current at scuba depths where the feed upon zooplankton.
They are gray with brassy or bluish iridescence and a protruding snout. Nuptial males display bright iridescent blue bars and fins.
Juveniles abundant in summer have bright yellow and blue dorsal stripes gradually fading with age.

Endemic to Hawaiiund the Midway Islands.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > Chromis ovalis (Species)

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