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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Pomacentridae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 372146 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Chromis fieldi   Randall & DiBattista, 2013

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 372 Pomacentridae (Damselfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a damselfish]
Organism Type: a damselfish
Synonyms: Chromis dimidiata (Allen et al 2007)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 372907     Chromis spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-09-06.
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 40 m.
Taxon Notes:Allen et al 2007 (Fishes of Christmas Island, Second Edition) confirmed the presence of this species (as Chromis dimidiata) from Christmas Island within Australian EEZ. Randall & DiBattista (2013) noted that C. dimidiata was restricted to the Red Sea and described the Indian Ocean population as a new species, C. fieldi.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 4855
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-02-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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