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Chromis limbaughi
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Chromis limbaughi

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Kinds
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Overview
Main identification features
  • body oval
  • c: forked
  • bone under eye: edge free
  • ll: ends under soft d
CHROMIS

CHROMIS, DAMSELFISHES

Body compressed, deep to elongate; edge of bone under eye smooth, covered with scales; preopercle smooth or with occasional fine serrations; upper and lower base of tail fin with 2-3 exposed short fin rays; lateral line ends just before end of dorsal fin; dorsal fin with XII-XIV spines; scales relatively large, <30 in lateral series.

A circumglobal tropical and temperate genus with over 81 species. There are three species in the tropical eastern Pacific, all endemic to the region.


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