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Field Observations on Reproduction of the Damselfish, Chromis multilineata (Pomacentridae), with Additional Notes on General Behavior
Arthur A. Myrberg, Jr., Bradley D. Brahy and Alan R. Emery
Vol. 1967, No. 4 (Dec. 8, 1967), pp. 819-827
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1441893
Page Count: 9
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The brown chromis, Chromis multilineata, a damselfish of the tropical western Atlantic, is a member of the reef community frequenting the water column above regions of rocky outcrops and coral heads in depths of 1.5-40 m. Limited field observations on behavior of this species have provided information for a preliminary comparison with various activities shown by other damselfishes, particularly C. chromis, from the Mediterranean, and C. punctipinnis, from the eastern Pacific. Reproductive behavior is emphasized. Many specific activities were shared by C. multilineata and C. chromis, but where comparison was possible, such similarities were lacking in C. punctipinnis.