Chromis mirationis Tanaka, 1917
Japanese chromis
Chromis mirationis
photo by Tanaka, H.

Family:  Pomacentridae (Damselfishes), subfamily: Pomacentrinae
Max. size:  11 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 40 - 208 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Japan (Ref. 7247), Taiwan (Ref. 12711), and the Chesterfield Islands (Ref. 11897).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 14-14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal spines: 2-2; Anal soft rays: 11-13
Biology:  Adults inhabit rocky bottoms and deep offshore trawling grounds (Ref. 7247). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 25.08.94
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 25.05.15

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