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Chromis viridis (Green puller; Green damsel; Blue-green puller; Blue-green chromis; Blue puller; Blue green damselfish; Blue green chromis; Green chromis)

Synonyms: Dascyllus cyanurus; Glyphisodon bandanensis; Heliases frenatus; Heliases lepisurus; Pomacentrus viridis
Language: Creole, French; Danish; Divehi; Fijian; French; German; Japanese; Malay; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The Green Chromis, Chromis viridis, is a species of damselfish. Individuals tend to be iridescent apple-green and light blue, and reach a maximal length of 10 cm.It is sometimes called the "Blue-green Chromis", but that may also refer to Chromis caerulea, C. caerulea or Blue Puller, a close relative that is sometimes considered conspecific.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    
Ranong   Thailand      


Cephalopholis hemistiktos (duskyfin grouper)[1]
Cephalopholis miniata (bluespot rockcod)[1]
Paracirrhites forsteri (blacksided hawkfish)[2]
Sargocentron microstoma (Smallmouth squirrelfish)[2]


Parasitized by 
Ceratomyxa whippsi <Unverified Name>[3]
Hysterolecitha nahaensis[4]
Kudoa gunterae <Unverified Name>[3]
Mitotrema anthostomatum <Unverified Name>[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Artis Zoo
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Dakota Zoo
El Paso Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Houston Zoo, Inc.
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Newark Museum Association
Oglebay's Good Children's Zoo
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Staten Island Zoo
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Tallinn Zoo
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springs
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Toronto Zoo
Universeum Science Center
West Midland Safari & Leisure Park Ltd
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo Landau in der Pfalz
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Zürich
Zoological Society of London
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt


Arabian Sea; Australia; Calamianes Islands; Caroline Island; Chagos Islands; Comoros; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Egypt; Fiji Islands; French Polynesia; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Aqaba; Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to the Line, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Israel; Japan; Jordan; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marquesas Islands; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Ogasawara Islands; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Red Sea; Ryukyu Islands; Réunion; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Seychelles; Sogod Bay; Somalia; Sorsogon Bay; South China Sea; Southwest Australian Shelf; Spratly Islands; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tawi tawi Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Viet Nam; West Central Australian Shelf; Yellow Sea;



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1Food habits and prey selection of three species of groupers from the genus Cephalopholis (Serranidae: Teleostei), Muki Shpigel & Lev Fishelson, Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 67-73, 1989
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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