Scientific Name
Chromis viridis  
Chromis viridis藍綠光鰓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cuvier, 1830) Depth 10 - 12M
Chinese 藍綠光鰓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 藍綠光鰓魚 
Max Length 7 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 水銀燈、厚殼仔、青雀 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea; Guam, Mariana Is., w. Pacific 
Synonyms Chromis caerulea, Chromis caeruleus, Dascyllus cyanurus, Glyphisodon bandanensis, Heliases frenatus, Heliases lepisurus, Pomacentrus viridis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Cuvier, G. etc. 1830 Moyer, J.T. 1977 Randall, J. E. 1985 Randall, J. E. 1985 Randall, J. E. 1987 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Kim, Y.U. etc. 1997 Nakabo T. 2002 Nakabo T. 2002 
Specimen List ASIZP0057074. ASIZP0069584. ASIZP0069587. ASIZP0069601. ASIZP0069619. ASIZP0069938. ASIZP0070000. ASIZP0071455. ASIZP0071487. ASIZP0071931. ASIZP0071932. ASIZP0071933. ASIZP0071934. ASIZP0071935. ASIZP0071936. ASIZP0071937. ASIZP0071955. ASIZP0073043. ASIZP0073114. ASIZP0073150. ASIZP0073544. ASIZP0073545. ASIZP0803306. ASIZP0803351. ASIZP0806093. ASIZP0806094. ASIZP0913306. ASIZP0913351. ASIZP0916093. ASIZP0916094. NMMSTP00872.  
Barcode,,CO1,100% ,,CO1,100%
Common Name Blue-green puller; Blue green chromis; Blue green damselfish; Blue-green chromis; Green damsel 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII, 9-10; Anal rays II, 10-11; pectoral rays 17-18; lateral-line scales 15-16; body depth 2.0-2.1 in standard length. 3 spinous procurrent rays on upper and lower orgins of caudal fin. Color pale green to light blue; nesting male yellow (changing hues during nesting), becoming blackish posteriorly. Looks similar to C. atripectoralis, but generally smaller and lacks the black area on the inside of the pectoral fin base.
habitats Found in large aggregations above thickets of branching Acropora corals in sheltered areas such as subtidal reef flats and lagoons. Juveniles closely tied to individual coral heads. Phytoplankton feeders. Breeding is done on sand and rubble. Males prepare 
Distribution Widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific from Red Sea to Line, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.