Mediterranean Chromis (Juvenile) (Chromis Chromis)

Also known as Mediterranean Damselfish, Puller, Reef Chromis


Also known as Mediterranean Damselfish, Puller, Reef Chromis.

Found in small schools, hovering midwater, over rocky areas and seagrass meadows.
They feed on fish and zooplankton.
Length - 25cm
Depth - 2-40m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean

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:

Related creatures

Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the Mediterranean Chromis (Juvenile). Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Mediterranean Chromis

Mediterranean Chromis

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