Chromis limbaughi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Pomacentridae

Scientific Name: Chromis limbaughi Greenfield & Woods, 1980
Common Name(s):
English Blue-and-yellow chromis, Limbaugh's chromis, Limbaugh's damselfish
Spanish CastaƱeta de Limbaugh, CastaƱeta mexicana

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2007-05-27
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Allen, G. & Robertson, R.
Reviewer(s): Carpenter, K., Polidoro, B. & Livingstone, S. (Global Marine Species Assessment Team)
This species is widespread in the Eastern Pacific, and is common in at least part of its range. There are no major threats for this species, and no current indication of population decline. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is endemic to the Eastern Pacific, and is found from southern Baja California and the Gulf of California, and the Revillagigedos Islands (Robertson and Allen 2006).
Countries occurrence:
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Pacific – eastern central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):75
Upper depth limit (metres):5
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Population [top]

Population:This species is common in at least some parts of its range. According to Aburto-Oropeza and Balart (2001), Chromis limbaughi is a frequent and abundant species at Los Islotes, Gulf of California, with an occurrence frequency between 30-70%.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits rocky reefs (Allen 1991) to depths of 75 m.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures known for this species. However, it may be present in some Marine Protected Areas in Mexico (WDPA 2006).

Citation: Allen, G. & Robertson, R. 2010. Chromis limbaughi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T183452A8116005. . Downloaded on 21 August 2018.
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