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Pseudochromis striatus  Gill, Shao & Chen, 1995

Striated dottyback
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks) > Pseudochrominae
Etymology: Pseudochromis: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Gill.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 15 - 37 m (Ref. 12715).   Tropical, preferred ?; 26°N - 20°N

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Western Pacific: Philippines, Taiwan and Ryukyu Islands.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.2 cm SL (female); common length : 17.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 13678)

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Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 26; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 15; Vertebrae: 10 - 16. Presence of a large, dark grey to black sub-basal ovoid spot on the caudal fin and dark stripes on body.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found among the interstices of overlapping laminar corals or near the bases of whorled corals on coral reef drop-offs in depths of 18-20 m, also in crevices in 15-37 m depth. Solitary (Ref 90102).

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Gill, A.C., K.-T. Shao and J. Chen, 1995. Pseudochromis striatus, a new species of pseudochromine dottyback from Taiwan and the northern Philippines (Teleostei: Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Rev. Fr. Aquariol. 21(3-4):79-82. (Ref. 12715)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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