Chromis ID needed

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  1. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Sponsor MASA Contributor

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    Anyone know what the name of this little guy,

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    Local guy? Looks like Chromis nigrura.
     
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    Did the boxer shrimps eat him yet?:tt2:
     
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    Na they will be fine, keep them well fed and they behave.

    Heres a better pic of one, got about 7

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    Still think they are juvenile nigrura.
     
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    Only reason I ask is that we once caught a Trimma goby pair and a boxer shrimp pair, opened collection bottle at end of dive and one of the boxers had half a trimma goby in its claw.
     
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    It might also be Neopomacentrus azysron. Does it have a dark spot behind the eye? Can’t see on pic.
     
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    Ok, so word from the original SA collector in PE is that chromis is Chromis dasygenys.
     
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    This is the closest c. Dasygenys

    I think we have a winner they are gorgeous

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    Looks like he's got a bit of lymphocystis towards his tail?
     
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    even that is pretty, no dark spot though.
     
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