Yellowtail Reef Fish (Chromis enchrysurus)

Also known as Caribbean Chromis, Yellowtail Chromis


Also known as Caribbean Chromis, Yellowtail Chromis.

Found in small schools, close to small outcrops, over steep slopes and outer patch reefs.
They feed on zooplankton.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 5-97m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean

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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