Green Dottyback, Pseudochromis viridis Gill & Allen 1996


Other Names: Christmas Dottyback

A Green Dottyback, Pseudochromis viridis, from Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean. Source: Gerald R. Allen / FishBase. License: All rights reserved


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Bray, D.J. 2018, Pseudochromis viridis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Sep 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5010

Green Dottyback, Pseudochromis viridis Gill & Allen 1996

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Distribution

Known only from the Australian territory of Christmas Island, in the eastern Indian Ocean. Inhabits fringing reefs in depths to 10 m.

Species Citation

Pseudochromis viridis Gill & Allen 1996, Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie 23(1-2): 34, Fig. 1. Type locality: South of North East Point, Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, 10°27'S, 105°42'E, depth 0.1-3 m.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Green Dottyback, Pseudochromis viridis Gill & Allen 1996

References


Allen, G.R. & M.V. Erdmann. 2012. Reef fishes of the East Indies. Vols I-III. Tropical Reef Research, Perth Australia.

Allen, G.R. & Steene, R.C. 1979. The Fishes of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. Aust. Natl. Parks Wldlf. Ser. Spec. Publ. 2. Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service 81 pp. 15 pls. (as Pseudochromis tapeinosoma)

Allen, G.R. & Steene, R.C. 1988. Fishes of Christmas Island Indian Ocean. Christmas Island : Christmas Island Natural History Association 197 pp. (as Pseudochromis tapeinosoma)

Allen, G.R., Steene, R.C. & Orchard, M. 2007. Fishes of Christmas Island. Christmas Island : Christmas Island Natural History Association 2 edn, 284 pp.

Gill, A.C. & Allen, G.R. 1996. Pseudochromis viridis, a new species of dottyback from Christmas Island, Indian Ocean (Teleostei: Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Revue Française d'Aquariologie et Herpétologie 23(1-2): 33-38

Gill, A.C. 2004. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dottyback fish subfamily Pseudochrominae (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Smithiana Monographs 1: 1-213, Pls. 1-12.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37 313035

Biology:Capable of changing sex

Depth:1-10 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:4.3 cm SL

Native:Endemic to Christmas Is

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