Darkfin Puller (species: Chromis atripes) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chromis atripes
Darkfin Puller

©Anne Hoggett: Chromis atripes at Dynaminte Pass (Reef 14-140) near Lizard Island.

©Renato Morais: Chromis atripes at Bommie Bay on the NE side of Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Chromis
Species Chromis atripes



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 8 cm (Length according to Allen and Erdmann, 2012)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen and M.V. Erdmann, G.R. (2012). Reef fishes of the East Indies. Volumes I-III in: Reef fishes of the East Indies. Tropical Reef Research, Perth, Australia. LIRS catalog number 90162.
  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.