This species is commonly observed in areas of cool (18°-24°C) upwelling along the northern and western shores of Nusa Penida at about 25-50 m. It typically forms aggregations, which feed high in the water column on zooplankton when currents are strong (Ref. 82433).
- Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann 2009 Two new species of damselfishes (Pomacentridae: Chromis) from Indonesia. Aqua, Intl. J. Ichthyol. 15(3);121-134. (Ref. 82433) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=82433&speccode=60565