Ambon Chromis (Pycnochromis amboinensis)

Also known as Ambon Puller, Puller


Also known as Ambon Puller, Puller.

Found singly or in schools, over steep outer reef slopes, of clear seaward reefs rich in coral growth.
They feed on algae, fish eggs and zooplankton.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 5-70m
Widespread Western Pacific

Damselfish are egg layers.
First they clear a site ready for a nest, then engage in a mating dance with rapid swimming and fin movements, during this time the males will often turn a shade or two darker and may display white blotches. Spawning occurs at dawn. Ref:


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