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Pseudochromis jamesi Schultz, 1943
Spot-tailed Dottyback

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Species Pseudochromis jamesi Schultz, 1943


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CAAB : 37313007 Taxon concept Pseudochromis_jamesi last modified 2015-07-16 09:34:28.505

Species Pseudochromis jamesi Schultz, 1943

Spot-tail Dottyback , Spot-tailed Dottyback





Extra Distribution Information

Coral Sea Islands (16º30'S, 149º30'E), Lizard Island (14º40´S) to Escape Reef (15º50´S), QLD; tropical, west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

1-18 m.


General References

Gill, A.C. 2004. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dottyback fish subfamily Pseudochrominae (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Smithiana, Publication in Aquatic Biodiversity, Monographs 1 : 1-213 [122-125]

Paxton, J.R., Hoese, D.F., Allen, G.R. & Hanley, J.E. (eds) 1989. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Pisces: Petromyzontidae to Carangidae . Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service Vol. 7 665 pp. [519]

Randall, J.E. 2005. Reef and shore fishes of the South Pacific. New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press 707 pp. [187]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [128]


Common Name References

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [128] (Spot-tailed Dottyback)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. ( Spot-tail Dottyback )


History of changes

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