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Chromis alta

Greenfield & Woods

Chromis alta was originally described as Chromis alta by Greenfield & Woods in 1980. It belongs to the family Pomacentridae. It is commonly known as Oval damselfish but has many other common names such as Oval chromis in Australia, silverstripe chromis in USA, Castañeta alta in Mexico, Chromis dorso plateado in Galapagos Islands. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   alta
AuthorWI   Greenfield [D. W.] & Woods [L. P.]
AuthorNI   Greenfield & Woods
Qualification   ---
Year   1980
Status   Valid
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Family   Pomacentridae
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Genus   Chromis
Subgenus   ---

Family   Pomacentridae
Genus   Chromis
Original Name   Chromis        
Taxon Name   alta
Original Combination   Chromis alta
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chromis alta
OriginalSubGenus   Chromis
Original Author   Greenfield & Woods
Original AuthorWI   Greenfield [D. W.] & Woods [L. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1980
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bahía Santa Inez, Gulf of California, Baja California, Mexico, depth 72-81 meters.
Types   Paratypes: BMNH 1978.11.7.1-2 (2); BPBM 22428 (2); CAS 39276 (1), 39295 (5), 39407 (7); FMNH 75777 (1), 89557 (13); SIO 77-193 (1), 78-296 (2); UA 71-79 (3), 71-88 (1), 75-120 (1); USNM 219028 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:24 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   SIO 65-305
Journal   Copeia
Citation   1980 (no. 4)
Page   630
Illustrations   Figs. 2-3, 6

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chromis alta
Current Species alta
Current Genus Chromis
Current AuthorWI Greenfield [D. W.] & Woods [L. P.]
Current AuthorNI Greenfield & Woods
Current Year 1980
Current Family Pomacentridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Lives in inshore and offshore coral and rocky reefs. Feeds on plankton (Ref. 9334).
Depth Range From 30 to 150 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Chromis alta  Greenfield & Woods 1980. Pomacentridae.
Name History   •Valid as Chromis alta Greenfield & Woods 1980 -- (Allen 1991:238 [ref. 19344], Allen & Robertson 1994:187 [ref. 22193], Schneider & Krupp in Fischer et al. 1995:1400 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:262 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:474 [ref. 24023], McCosker et al. 1997:25 [ref. 22816], Thomson et al. 2000:166 [ref. 25640], Richards & Engle 2001:178 [ref. 25759], Nelson et al. 2004:154 [ref. 27807], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:193 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:158 [ref. 32708], Fourriére et al. 2016:447 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:610 [ref. 34923], Kells et al. 2016:264 [ref. 35888], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:S8 [ref. 36248]).

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abrupta Chromis abrupta Randall [J. E.] 2001Valid
abyssicola Chromis abyssicola Allen [G. R.] & Randall [J. E.] 1985Valid
abyssus Chromis abyssus Pyle [R. L.], Earle [J. L.] & Greene [B. D.] 2008Valid
acares Chromis acares Randall [J. E.] & Swerdloff [S. N.] 1973Valid
acuticeps Chromis acuticeps Steindachner [F.] 1866Synonym
agilis Chromis agilis Smith [J. L. B.] 1960Valid
albicauda Chromis albicauda Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2009Valid
albomaculata Chromis albomaculata Kamohara [T.] 1960Valid
albomaculatus Chromis albomaculatus Kamohara [T.] 1960Synonym
alleni Chromis alleni Randall [J. E.], Ida [H.] & Moyer [J. T.] 1981Valid
alpha Chromis alpha Randall [J. E.] 1988Valid
amboinensis Chromis amboinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1871)Valid
anadema Chromis anadema Motomura [H.], Nishiyama [H.] & Chiba [S. N.] 2017Valid
analis Chromis analis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
andreae Chromis andreae Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
angulatus Chromis angulatus (Bleeker [P.] 1845)Synonym
athena Chromis athena Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2008Valid
atrilobata Chromis (Furcaria) atrilobata Gill [T. N.] 1862Synonym
atrilobata Chromis atrilobata Gill [T. N.] 1862Valid
atripectoralis Chromis atripectoralis Welander [A. D.] & Schultz [L. P.] 1951Valid
atripes Chromis atripes Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1928Valid
aurata Chromis aurata Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
auratus Chromis auratus Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
aureus Chromis aureus Steindachner [F.] 1864Synonym
axillaris Chromis axillaris (Bennett [E. T.] 1831)Valid
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