Overview

Comprehensive Description

Chromis chromis ZBK (Linnaeus, 1758)

Aegean Sea : 17400-339 , (1 spc.), 30.01.1969 , Guemueslue Seaport , M. Demir ; 17400-347 (20 spc.), 30.07.1965 , Bodrum , trammel net ; 17400-348 (20 spc.), 30.01.1969 , Guemueslue Seaport , M. Demir .

  • Nurettin Meriç, Lütfiye Eryilmaz, Müfit Özulug (2007): A catalogue of the fishes held in the Istanbul University, Science Faculty, Hydrobiology Museum. Zootaxa 1472, 29-54: 47-47, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:428F3980-C1B8-45FF-812E-0F4847AF6786
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Biology

Adults form small shoals in midwater above or near rocky reefs or above seagrass meadows (Posidonia. They feed on small planktonic or benthic animals (Ref. 6760). Reproduce in summer (Ref. 6760). Eggs characterized by adhesive filaments are nested on rocky or sandy bottoms (Ref. 6760). Males guard the eggs (Ref. 6760).
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Distribution

Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea: Along the coast of Portugal to the Gulf of Guinea (St. Thomas Island = São Tomé Island), may also reach Angola. Quoted mainly in the islands (Azores, Salvage, Canary, Cape Verde, Annobon, etc.) than on the continent.
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Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Gulf of Guinea and possibly Angola, includig offshore islands.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9 - 11; Analspines: 2; Analsoft rays: 9 - 11
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Size

Maximum size: 250 mm ---
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Max. size

25.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 10797))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range 2 - 40 m (Ref. 10797)
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Depth range based on 8 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 7 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1 - 52
  Temperature range (°C): 16.269 - 22.981
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.926 - 6.481
  Salinity (PPS): 35.445 - 37.969
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.652 - 5.382
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.112 - 0.513
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.778 - 3.492

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1 - 52

Temperature range (°C): 16.269 - 22.981

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.926 - 6.481

Salinity (PPS): 35.445 - 37.969

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.652 - 5.382

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.112 - 0.513

Silicate (umol/l): 1.778 - 3.492
 
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Depth: 2 - 40m.
From 2 to 40 meters.

Habitat: reef-associated.
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Trophic Strategy

Forms small shoals in midwater above or near rocky reefs or above seagrass meadows (Posidonia. Feeds on small planktonic or benthic animals (Ref. 6760).
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Breed on rocky or sandy bottoms (Ref. 6760). Males guard the eggs (Ref. 6760).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Chromis chromis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: minor commercial; gamefish: yes; price category: unknown; price reliability:
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Wikipedia

Chromis chromis

Chromis chromis is a Chromis from the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 25cm in length. It feeds on small planktonic animals, and Benthic Algae. Adults form small shoals in midwater above or near rocky reefs or above seagrass meadows.

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