Darkfin Puller, Chromis atripes Fowler & Bean 1928

Other Names: Darkfin Chromis, Dark-fin Chromis, Dusky Puller

A Darkfin Puller, Chromis atripes, with a large parasitic isopod, on Great Detached Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, October 2005. Source: Erik Schlogl / iNaturalist.org. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

A small orange-brown damselfish with a faint bluish to lavender sheen on lower head, a large eye with yellow iris with a blackish blotch above and below, a black spot on the pectoral-fin base, and upper and lower caudal-fin rays blackish.

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Chromis atripes in Fishes of Australia, accessed 03 Jul 2020,

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37372037

Depth:2-40 m (usually 10-25 m)

Fishing:Aquarium fish

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:9 cm TL

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