Chromis kennensis

Yellow-tail puller | Chromis flavomaculata
Chromis kennensis
Chromis kennensis, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Chromis kennensis
Chromis kennensis, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Chromis kennensis
Chromis kennensis, Coral Sea, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Chromis kennensis
Chromis kennensis, NSW, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
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Chromis kennensis
Chromis kennensis
Chromis kennensis
Chromis kennensis

Distribution

Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific


Description

Silver with a yellow scissor-tail, black patch at base of pectoral fin and black anal fin. Schools above sloping reef, sometimes mixed with other pullers.


Information

Max Size: N/A cm

Sea Temperature Range: 19.1-29.2°C

Depth: 6-40m

Habitat Generalization Index: N/A

Also referred to as the SGI (Species Generalisation Index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species. Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here.


Conservation and Rarity

IUCN Status: Not Evaluated

Occurrence: Infrequent (9.0% of sites)

Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution. It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed

Abundance: Many (52 per transect)

Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.