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Chromis scotti Purple reeffish, Purple Chromis


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lexID:
4660 
AphiaID:
273756 
Scientific:
Chromis scotti 
German:
"Scotts" Schwalbenschwänzchen 
English:
Purple Reeffish, Purple Chromis 
Category:
Damselfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > scotti (Species) 
Initial determination:
Emery, 1968 
Occurrence:
Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Columbia, Cuba, Curacao, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Netherlands Antilles, USA, Virgin Islands, U.S., West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 116 Meter 
Size:
up to 3.94" (10 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 35.6 °F (22°C - 2°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Flakes, Frozen food (small sorts), Invertebrates, Krill, Lobster eggs, Mysis, Pellets, Zooplankton 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-20 21:20:08 

Husbandry

Emery, 1968

Distribution:
Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and the Caribbean Sea to northern Brazil.
More abundant at continental locations.

Biology:
Adults occur in steep outer slopes and deeper patch reefs.
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding.
Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate. Males guard and aerate the eggs.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Chromis (Genus) > Chromis scotti (Species)

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