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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 372161 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Chromis norfolkensis   Allen & Allen, 2021

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 372 Pomacentridae (Damselfishes) - show full list
Synonyms: Chromis fumea (Tanaka, 1917) [in part, eastern Australian localities]
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 2022-01-13.
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Expected species depth range is from 5 to 40 m.
Taxon Notes:Allen & Allen (2021) revised the Chromis fumea complex, noting the true C. fumea was mainly restricted to Japan and Taiwan, with vagrants ranging southward to Malaysia. Two additional species were described; Chromis sahulensis from northwestern Australia (ranging from the vicinity of Evans Shoals, off Melville Island, NT southward to the Shark Bay region of WA in 15-80m depth, with CAAB code 37372004) and Chromis norfolkensis from the southwestern Pacific Ocean (Norfolk Island, northern NZ, and Chesterfield Bank, Coral Sea, with underwater photographic records from vicinity of Sydney and Swansea, NSW and New Caledonia in 5-40m depth).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-05-17
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