Chromis weberi

Webers chromis | Darkbar Chromis
Chromis weberiChromis weberi, adult, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Chromis weberiChromis weberi, Jervis Bay, NSW, Photo: Andrew Green
Chromis weberiChromis weberi, adult, Naigani Is, Fiji, Photo: Andrew Green
Chromis weberiChromis weberi, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
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Chromis weberi
Chromis weberi
Chromis weberi
Chromis weberi


Tropical Indo-Pacific


Grey/brown with two bars on cheek, black tips on tail, rounded anal fin, and black vertical bar across eye.


Max Size: 14 cm

Sea Temperature Range: 22-31.4°C

Depth: 1-40m

Habitat Generalization Index: 16.29

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: Frequent (17.5% 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 (60 per transect)

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

Further Information