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Chromis  Cuvier, 1814
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170079

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Heliases Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830
    Lepidochromis Fowler and Bean, 1928
    Agripopa Whitley, 1928
    Ayresia Cooper, 1863
    Demoisellea Whitley, 1928
    Dorychromis Fowler and Bean, 1928
    Hoplochromis Fowler, 1918
    Lepicephalochromis Fowler, 1943
    Pycnochromis Fowler, 1941
    Serrichromis Fowler, 1943
    Siphonochromis Fowler, 1946
    Thrissochromis Fowler, 1941
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                  FamilyPomacentridae  – damselfishes, demoiselles, castañetas y jaquetas, sergents  
                                     GenusChromis Cuvier, 1814  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Chromis abrupta Randall, 2001  
                                        Species Chromis abyssicola Allen and Randall, 1985  
                                        Species Chromis acares Randall and Swerdloff, 1973  
                                        Species Chromis agilis Smith, 1960 – rusty chromis 
                                        Species Chromis albomaculata Kamohara, 1960  
                                        Species Chromis alleni Randall, Ida and Moyer, 1981  
                                        Species Chromis alpha Randall, 1988  
                                        Species Chromis alta Greenfield and Woods, 1980 – castañeta alta, silverstripe chromis 
                                        Species Chromis amboinensis (Bleeker, 1873) – Ambon chromis 
                                        Species Chromis analis (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830) – yellow chromis 
                                        Species Chromis atrilobata Gill, 1862 – castañeta cola de tijera, scissortail chromis, Castañeta 
                                        Species Chromis atripectoralis Welander and Schultz, 1951 – blackfin chromis 
                                        Species Chromis atripes Fowler and Bean, 1928 – darkfin chromis 
                                        Species Chromis axillaris (Bennett, 1831)  
                                        Species Chromis bami Randall and McCosker, 1992  
                                        Species Chromis cadenati Whitley, 1951  
                                        Species Chromis caerulea (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830)  
                                        Species Chromis caudalis Randall, 1988  
                                        Species Chromis chromis (Linnaeus, 1758) – damselfish 
                                        Species Chromis chrysura (Bliss, 1883) – stout chromis 
                                        Species Chromis cinerascens (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830) – puller 
                                        Species Chromis crusma (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1833)  
                                        Species Chromis cyanea (Poey, 1860) – blue chromis, cromis azul, castañeta azul 
                                        Species Chromis dasygenys (Fowler, 1935) – bluespotted damsel 
                                        Species Chromis delta Randall, 1988  
                                        Species Chromis dimidiata (Klunzinger, 1871) – bicolor reeffish, chocolatedip chromis, half-and-half chromis 
                                        Species Chromis dispilus Griffin, 1923  
                                        Species Chromis elerae Fowler and Bean, 1928 – twinspot chromis 
                                        Species Chromis enchrysura Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – yellowtail reeffish, castañeta coliamarilla 
                                        Species Chromis fatuhivae Randall, 2001  
                                        Species Chromis flavapicis Randall, 2001  
                                        Species Chromis flavaxilla Randall, 1994  
                                        Species Chromis flavicauda (Günther, 1880)  
                                        Species Chromis flavipectoralis Randall, 1988  
                                        Species Chromis flavomaculata Kamohara, 1960  
                                        Species Chromis fumea (Tanaka, 1917)  
                                        Species Chromis hanui Randall and Swerdloff, 1973  
                                        Species Chromis hypsilepis (Günther, 1867) – brown puller 
                                        Species Chromis insolata (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830) – sunshinefish, cromis sol, castañeta sol 
                                        Species Chromis intercrusma Evermann and Radcliff, 1917  
                                        Species Chromis iomelas Jordan and Seale, 1906 – half-and-half chromis 
                                        Species Chromis jubauna Moura, 1995  
                                        Species Chromis klunzingeri Whitley, 1929  
                                        Species Chromis lepidolepis Bleeker, 1877  
                                        Species Chromis leucura Gilbert, 1905 – whitetail chromis 
                                        Species Chromis limbata (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830)  
                                        Species Chromis limbaughi Greenfield and Woods, 1980 – blue-and-yellow chromis, castañeta mexicana 
                                        Species Chromis lineata Fowler and Bean, 1928 – lined chromis 
                                        Species Chromis lubbocki Edwards, 1986  
                                        Species Chromis margaritifer Fowler, 1946 – bicolor chromis 
                                        Species Chromis meridiana Greenfield and Woods, 1980  
                                        Species Chromis mirationis Tanaka, 1917  
                                        Species Chromis multilineata (Guichenot, 1853) – brown chromis, cromis prieto, castañeta parda 
                                        Species Chromis nigroanalis Randall, 1988  
                                        Species Chromis nigrura Smith, 1960  
                                        Species Chromis nitida (Whitley, 1928)  
                                        Species Chromis notata (Temminck and Schlegel, 1843)  
                                        Species Chromis okamurai Yamakawa and Randall, 1989  
                                        Species Chromis opercularis (Günther in Playfair and Günther, 1867) – doublebar reeffish 
                                        Species Chromis ovalis (Steindachner, 1900)  
                                        Species Chromis ovatiformis Fowler, 1946  
                                        Species Chromis pamae Randall and McCosker, 1992  
                                        Species Chromis pelloura Randall and Allen, 1982  
                                        Species Chromis pembae Smith, 1960  
                                        Species Chromis punctipinnis (Cooper, 1863) – blacksmith, castañeta herrera 
                                        Species Chromis randalli Greenfield and Hensley, 1970  
                                        Species Chromis retrofasciata Weber, 1913  
                                        Species Chromis sanctaehelenae Edwards in Edwards and Glass, 1987  
                                        Species Chromis scotochiloptera Fowler, 1918  
                                        Species Chromis scotti Emery, 1968 – purple reeffish, cromis púrpura, castañeta púrpura 
                                        Species Chromis struhsakeri Randall and Swerdloff, 1973  
                                        Species Chromis ternatensis (Bleeker, 1856) – golden chromis, Ternate chromis 
                                        Species Chromis triacantha Bowdich, 1825  
                                        Species Chromis trialpha Allen and Randall, 1980  
                                        Species Chromis vanderbilti (Fowler, 1941)  
                                        Species Chromis verater Jordan and Metz, 1912  
                                        Species Chromis viridis (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830)  
                                        Species Chromis weberi Fowler and Bean, 1928  
                                        Species Chromis westaustralis Allen, 1976  
                                        Species Chromis woodsi Bruner and Arnam, 1979  
                                        Species Chromis xanthochira (Bleeker, 1851) – striped-tail puller 
                                        Species Chromis xanthopterygia Randall and McCarthy, 1988  
                                        Species Chromis xanthura (Bleeker, 1854) – paletail chromis 
                                        Species Chromis xutha Randall, 1988  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Chromis   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Chromis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Chromis   

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