Scientific Name
Chromis retrofasciata  
Chromis retrofasciata黑帶光鰓雀鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Weber, 1913 Depth 3 - 65M
Chinese 黑帶光鰓雀鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 雀鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F411 Pomacentridae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 黑帶光鰓魚 
Max Length 4 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 黑線雀、厚殼仔 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South、Greeb IS. 
Habitats Coral、Coastal、Lagoon  Holotype Locality Kur Is., Siboga sta. 250, 27 m 
Synonyms Chromis retrofasciatas, Chromis retrofasciatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2005);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  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 ASIZP0071011. ASIZP0071563. ASIZP0073110.  
Common Name Black-bar chromis 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal rays XII, 11-13; Anal rays II, 12-13; pectoral rays 15-16; lateral-line scales 12-13; body depth 1.8-2.0 in standard length. 2 spinous procurrent rays on upper and lower orgins of caudal fin. Body light tan to yellowish brown with a prominent black bar posteriorly on body; caudal fin and caudal peduncle white.
habitats Inhabits coral-rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Occurs singly or in small groups and remains close to thickly branching coral shelter. 
Distribution Distributed in the western Pacific from Indonesia to Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia; Palau (Belau) in Micronesia. It is very rare and only found in southern Taiwanese waters. 
Utility No commercial value.