Chromis margaritifer, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Chromis margaritifer, Adult, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Chromis margaritifer, Adult, Northen GBR, Photo: Joe Shields
Chromis margaritifer, Adult, Northern GBR, Photo: Joe Shields
Transition to white at rear of dorsal and anal fins further back on the body than on C. fieldi (Two-tone Puller) and C. iomelas (Half-and-half Puller).
Max Size: 9 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 21.3-31.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
Habitat Generalisation Index: 20.8
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
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (36% 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 (65 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.