Blue Puller (species: Chromis caerulea) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chromis caerulea
Blue Puller
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Chromis
Species Chromis caerulea

Distinguishing features

This is a valid name (WORMS accessed 29 Oct 2021) but it appears that early records of it on the GBR are misidentifications of Chromis viridis. There are no records of it in ALA and the name is not listed in Fishes of Ausralia website (both accessed 29 Oct 2021).


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.


Web resources


  • Gladstone, W. (1987). The eggs and larvae of the sharpnose pufferfish Canthigaster valentini (Pisces: Tetraodontidae) are unpalatable to other reef fish, Copeia, 1987(1): 227-230. LIRS catalog number 223.
  • Lassig, B.R. (1981). Significance of the epidermal ichthyotoxic secretion of coral-dwelling gobies, Toxicon, 19(6): 729-735. LIRS catalog number 685.
  • Lassig, B.R. (1983). The effects of a cyclonic storm on coral reef assemblages, Environmental Biology of Fishes, 9(1): 55-63. LIRS catalog number 253.
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