Philippines Chromis (Chromis scotochiloptera)

Also known as Puller, Schooling Chromis, Scissors-tail Puller

Description

Also known as Puller, Schooling Chromis, Scissors-tail Puller.

Found in loose schools sheltering in caves, crevices and under ledges, when feeding they can be found above reefs and drop-off's of seaward reef slopes.
They feed on plankton.
Length - 16cm
Depth - 2-20m
Widespread Western Central 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: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/12431

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