Scientific Name
Chromis ternatensis  
Chromis ternatensis三葉光鰓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Bleeker, 1856) Depth 2 - 36M
Chinese 三葉光鰓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 條尾光鰓魚 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 厚殼仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Ternate, Moluccas, Indonesia 
Synonyms Chromis philippinus, Chromis ternatense, Cromis ternatensis, Heliases caeruleus, Heliases ternatensis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  Bleeker, P. 1856 Moyer, J.T. 1977 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 ASIZP0055847. ASIZP0055848. ASIZP0055849. ASIZP0059063. ASIZP0060251. ASIZP0073111. ASIZP0073516. ASIZP0073517. ASIZP0806065. ASIZP0806066. ASIZP0916065. ASIZP0916066. NMMSTP00056.  
Barcode2012-10-15,柯慧玲,CO1,100% ,,CO1,100% ,,CO1,100%
Common Name Ternate chromis; Striped-tail puller; Golden chromis 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII-XIII, 10-12; Anal rays II, 11-12; pectoral rays 17-19; lateral-line scales 14-17; body depth 1.8-1.9 in standard length. 3 spinous procurrent rays on upper and lower orgins of caudal fin. Body olivaceous to dark yellowish gray, the centers of the scales often with light blue iridescence. A dark brown streak runs along the margin of each caudal fin lobe.
habitats Schools above branching corals along upper margins of clear lagoon and outer reef slopes. Often associated with branching Acropora
Distribution Distributed in the Indo-West Pacific from Red Sea and East Africa to the islands of Melanesia and Micronesia, north to Japan, south to Australia. It is found in southern Taiwanese waters, and Siao Liouciou, southwestern Taiwan. 
Utility No commercial value.