Scientific Name
Chromis atripectoralis  
Chromis atripectoralis黑腋光鰓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Welander & Schultz, 1951 Depth 1 - 29M
Chinese 黑腋光鰓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 綠光鰓魚 
Max Length 12 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Channel reef, Eman I., Bikini Atoll, cent. Pacific 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Welander, A. D. etc. 1951 Moyer, J.T. 1977 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kim, Y.U. etc. 1997 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0065028. ASIZP0073208. ASIZP0073209. ASIZP0073210. ASIZP0073211. ASIZP0805683. ASIZP0805684. ASIZP0805685. ASIZP0805686. ASIZP0915683. ASIZP0915684. ASIZP0915685. ASIZP0915686. NMMSTP00870. NTUM02820. NTUM02824. NTUM04801.  
Barcode2012-08-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-08-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-08-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-08-20,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Black-axil chromis; Blackfin chromis 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII, 9-10; Anal rays II, 9-10; pectoral rays 18-20; lateral-line scales 15-16; body depth 2.0-2.1 in standard length. 3 spinous procurrent caudal rays on both upper and lower orgins of caudal fin. Pale green to light blue; black spot on axilla.
habitats Inhabits clear lagoons, passages, and seaward reef slopes, in thickets of live or dead coral from 2 to 15m depth. Occurs in large aggregations feeding above staghorn Acropora corals. Stomach contents of individuals examined included mainly copepods 
Distribution Widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific, including most islands of Oceania except Hawaiian Islands, Marquesas, and Pitcairn Group; also Australia north to the Ryukyu Islands. The only confirmed records for the Indian Ocean are from the Seychelles, Thailand 
Utility No commercial value.