Spot-tail Dottyback, Pseudochromis jamesi Schultz 1943


Other Names: Spot-tailed Dottyback

A female Spot-tail Dottyback, Pseudochromis jamesi, at Bua, Fiji, November 2016. Source: Mark Rosenstein / iNaturalist.org. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

Summary:
Males are reddish with with a black spot below a white spot on the upper pat of the caudal peduncle. Females are pale brownish to purplish with a similar spot.

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Pseudochromis jamesi in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Sep 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/3457

Spot-tail Dottyback, Pseudochromis jamesi Schultz 1943

References




Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth : Tropical Reef Research 3 vols, 1260 pp.

Gill, A.C. 2004. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dottyback fish subfamily Pseudochrominae (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Smithiana, Publication in Aquatic Biodiversity, Monographs 1: 1-213.

Randall, J.E. 2005. Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press 707 pp.

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs.

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs.

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 2016. Pseudochromis jamesi (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T69583420A115466141. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T69583420A69583534.en. Downloaded on 17 June 2018.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37313007

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:1-18 m

Fishing:Aquarium fish

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:5.5 cm TL

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