Chromis insolata, Sunshinefish : aquarium

Chromis insolata (Cuvier, 1830)

Sunshinefish
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> Ovalentaria/misc (Various families in series Ovalentaria) > Pomacentridae (Damselfishes) > Pomacentrinae
Etymology: Chromis: Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cuvier.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; non migratori; distribuzione batimetrica 20 - 100 m (Ref. 7247), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C -

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Western Atlantic: Florida (USA), Bermuda, Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7247)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 13; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 11-12; Spine anali 2; Raggi anali molli: 11 - 12. Adults dark olive brown dorsally, abruptly white ventral to lower edge of eye and pectoral base; dorsal and caudal fins yellowish posteriorly; a black spot at upper base of pectoral fins; juveniles bright yellow to yellow-green on upper third, abruptly violet on side, shading to whitish ventrally; a bright blue line from front of snout to upper edge of eye (Ref. 13442).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit outer and seaward reefs. Feeds on plankton (Ref. 5521). Taken incidentally in traps and small-meshed beach nets (Ref. 5217). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

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).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Allen, Gerald R. | Collaboratori

Allen, G.R., 1991. Damselfishes of the world. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany. 271 p. (Ref. 7247)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 November 2010

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Acquario: Commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 20 - 27.5, mean 24.6 °C (based on 140 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01479 (0.00674 - 0.03244), b=2.99 (2.80 - 3.18), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.45 se; based on food items.
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Alto, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione meno di 15 mesi (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 70.9 [41.9, 131.0] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.83 [0.53, 1.26] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.9 [18.0, 19.9] % ; Omega3 = 0.17 [0.11, 0.26] g/100g ; Selenium = 28.5 [15.3, 51.2] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 169 [69, 414] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.37 [0.98, 1.93] mg/100g (wet weight);