Blacksmith - Chromis punctipinnis | SocalFauna.net

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Blacksmith (Chromis punctipinnis)


Chordata > Pisces > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Pomacentridae


Associated with rocky reefs and kelp beds to depths of nearly 50m. Body compressed, dark blue to black, with black spots on posterior. Length to 12 inches. Baja to Monterey Bay (3) Common (3) Marine.

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References:
1. FishBase - Chromis punctipinnis
2. WoRMS - Chromis punctipinnis
3. Guide to the Coastal Marine Fishes of California (Miller and Lea, 1972)



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