Animal Species:Blackaxil Puller, Chromis atripectoralis Welander & Schultz, 1951

Blackaxil Puller, Chromis atripectoralis

Blackaxil Puller, Chromis atripectoralis
Photographer: John Randall © John Randall

Standard Common Name

Blackaxil Puller

Alternative Name/s

Blackaxil Chromis, Blue-green Puller


The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information.  Source: Atlas of Living Australia.

Chromis atripectoralis


  1. Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.

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