Fish Species

Green Chromis

Green Chromis - Description

The Green Chromis is also known as the Blue-Green Chromis, Black-Axil Chromis, Blue-Green Puller and Blackfin Chromis. They can vary in color from green to light blue.

They are a hardy fish and make an ideal fish for the beginner. They are considered prey for some larger fish such as Lionfish or Groupers!

Popular Name: Green Chromis
Species: Chromis viridis

Profile of the Green Chromis

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Green Chromis species.

  • Size: Up to 8cm

  • Diet / Feeding: Flaked or Frozen Food

  • Temperament: Peaceful, good community fish

  • Habitat: Live amongst coral in sheltered lagoons and reef flats

  • Behaviour: Keep in odd-numbered groups

  • Range: Indo-Pacific

Scientific Classification of the Green Chromis

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Chromis viridis 

  • Popular Name: Green Chromis - Blue-Green Chromis - Black-axil Chromis - Blue-Green puller - Blackfin Chromis

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Perciformes

  • Family: Pomacentridae

Marine Fish Index

Facts about Fish Species - Green Chromis

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.

A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.


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