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Profile lexID: 10031 Scientific: Chromis ovalis German: Riffbarsch English: Hawaiian chromis Category: Pomacentridi Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > ovalis (Species) Initial determination: (Steindachner, ), 1900 Occurrence: , Midway Islands Hawaii Sea depth: 6 - 161 Meter Size: bis zu 15cm Temperature: 22°C - 25°C Food: Copepods, Frozen food (small sorts), Amphipods, Fish eggs, Alghe, Artemia, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, invertebrati, Krill, Mangime in scaglie, Mysis, Naupli di artemia, Uova di aragosta, zooplancton Tank: ~ 1000 Liter Difficulty: Mediamente facile Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2016-10-22 20:40:11
Last edit: 2016-10-22 20:40:11
Chromis ovalis is common in aggregations along ledges exposed to current at scuba depths where the feed upon zooplankton.
They are gray with brassy or bluish iridescence and a protruding snout. Nuptial males display bright iridescent blue bars and fins.
Juveniles abundant in summer have bright yellow and blue dorsal stripes gradually fading with age.
Endemic to Hawaiiund the Midway Islands.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > Chromis ovalis (Species)
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