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Chromis atripectoralis

Welander & Schultz

Chromis atripectoralis was originally described as Chromis atripectoralis by Welander & Schultz in 1951. It belongs to the family Pomacentridae. It is commonly known as Black-axil chromis but has many other common names such as Black-axil chromis in Australia, Blackfin chromis in USA, Aoba-suzumedai in Japan, Black-axil chromis in Papua New Guinea, Black-axil chromis in Guam. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   atripectoralis
AuthorWI   Welander [A. D.] & Schultz [L. P.]
AuthorNI   Welander & Schultz
Qualification   ---
Year   1951
Status   Valid
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Family   Pomacentridae
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Genus   Chromis
Subgenus   ---

Family   Pomacentridae
Genus   Chromis
Original Name   Chromis        
Taxon Name   atripectoralis
Original Combination   Chromis atripectoralis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chromis atripectoralis
OriginalSubGenus   Chromis
Original Author   Welander & Schultz
Original AuthorWI   Welander [A. D.] & Schultz [L. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1951
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Channel reef, Eman Island, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, western Pacific.
Types   Paratypes: BMNH 1952.5.8.1-6 [ex USNM] (6); FMNH 44703 (orig. 20, now 14), 44704 (orig. 10, now 9), 44705 (2), 62624 (1); USNM (44 lots, 166).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:24 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 112397
Journal   J. Wash. Acad. Sci.
Citation   v. 41 (no. 3)
Page   107
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chromis atripectoralis
Current Species atripectoralis
Current Genus Chromis
Current AuthorWI Welander [A. D.] & Schultz [L. P.]
Current AuthorNI Welander & Schultz
Current Year 1951
Current Family Pomacentridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits clear lagoons, passages, and seaward reef slopes, in thickets of live or dead coral. Occurs in large aggregations feeding above staghorn Acropora corals . Stomach contents of individuals examined included mainly copepods, amphipods, and zoea. Often confused with C. viridis. Has black spot on inner pectoral fin base which is not present in C. viridis.
Depth Range From 1 to 29 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Chromis atripectoralis  Welander & Schultz 1951. Pomacentridae.
Name History   •Valid as Chromis atripectoralis Welander & Schultz 1951 -- (Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:192 [ref. 6441], Allen & Swainston 1988:104 [ref. 25477], Winterbottom et al. 1989:45 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:257 [ref. 15987], Allen 1991:238 [ref. 19344], Francis 1993:163 [ref. 25479], Allen 1997:166 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:258 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:257 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:177 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:370 [ref. 24106], Allen 2000:90 [ref. 37268], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:626 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:928 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:318 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:108 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:266 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:37 [ref. 25847], Allen 2001:3342 [ref. 26132], Nakabo 2002:928 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:45 [ref. 26830] with authors as Schultz & Welander, Myers & Donaldson 2003:632 [ref. 27495], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:131 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:20 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:123 [ref. 27715], Heemstra et al. 2004:3324 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:354 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1447 [ref. 29090], Fricke et al. 2009:78 [ref. 30213], Shibukawa 2009:204 [ref. 30449], Quéro et al. 2010:326 [ref. 30746], Allen & Erdmann 2012:577 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2018:263 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:209 [ref. 36673]).

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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
alta Chromis alta Greenfield [D. W.] & Woods [L. P.] 1980Valid
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
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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