Barrier Reef Chromis (Chromis nitida)

Also known as Bicolor Chromis, Doublebar Chromis, Puller, Shining Puller, Yellowback Puller, Yellow-backed Puller

Description

Also known as Bicolor Chromis, Doublebar Chromis, Puller, Shining Puller, Yellowback Puller, Yellow-backed Puller.

Found in small to large schools, over lagoons and outer edges of reefs, rich in coral growth.
They feed on algae, small invertebrates and zooplankton.
Juveniles found in lagoons.
Length - 7cm
Depth - 5-25m
Western Pacific - Australia

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: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/9225

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