Yellowback Puller (species: Chromis nitida) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chromis nitida
Yellowback Puller

©Renato Morais: Chromis nitida at Anchor Bay, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Chromis
Species Chromis nitida



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 9 cm (length according to Allen et al, 2003)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Uncommon. This species is more common further south.

Web resources


  • Bay, L.K. (2005). The population genetic structure of coral reef fishes on the Great Barrier Reef, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 967.