Weber's Puller (species: Chromis weberi) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chromis weberi
Weber's Puller

©Anne Hoggett: Chromis weberi at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Chromis weberifeeding on plankton at Reef 14-140 (Wedge Reef), an outer reef near Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Chromis
Species Chromis weberi



Distinguishing features

Brown to grey with darker scale edges. Tail lobes with black tips. A dark bar on gill cover.


  • Up to 12 cm (Length)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene (1997). Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea: Second edition Crawford House Publishing, Bathurst, NSW.

Other references

  • Cooper, W.J., L.L. Smith and M.W. Westneat (2009). Exploring the radiation of a diverse reef fish family: Phylogenetics of the damselfishes (Pomacentridae), with new classifications based on molecular analyses of all genera, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52: 1-16. LIRS catalog number 1221.
  • Sun, D., R.A. Bray, R.Q. Yong, S.C. Cutmore and T.H. Cribb (2014). Pseudobacciger cheneyae n. sp. (Digenea: Gymnophalloidea) from Weber’s chromis (Chromis weberi Fowler & Bean) (Perciformes: Pomacentridae) at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Systematic Parasitology, 88: 141-152. LIRS catalog number 1814.
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