Pholidochromis marginatus (Lubbock, 1980)
Margined dottyback
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 Family:  Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks), subfamily: Pseudochrominae
 Max. size:  4.93 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 1 - 10 m
 Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Indonesia..
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 22-22; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 13-13. Description: Characterized by light brown to dusky grey color dorsally in preservative; anterior lateral line scales 19-27; depth of body 33.4-36.6 % of SL (Ref. 90102).
 Biology:  Found in shallow water in areas of living hard and soft corals (Ref. 26137); sometimes in relatively silty areas (Ref. 81967).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 08.09.97
 Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 19.03.13

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