Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
(Dottybacks) > Pseudochrominae
Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref.
Named in honor of Craig Howson, captain of the charter vessel
, for his excellent service during several Western Australian Museum expeditions (Ref.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 23 m (Ref.
: 14. Anterior tips of palatine tooth patches directed medially behind posterolateral arms of vomerine tooth patch; large dark spot at posterior corner of operculum; color pattern sexually dimorphic, male overall orange anteriorly and purplish grey posteriorly, female entirely purplish grey; neither sex with narrow white bar on head just behind eye (Ref.
Found on sand-rubble bottom, around low rocky outcrops (Ref.
). Occurs in pairs (Ref.
). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00435 - 0.03030), b=3.01 (2.79 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 3.5 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): Low vulnerability (19 of 100) .
Garilao, Cristina V.
Ortañez, Auda Kareen
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