Chromis vanderbilti, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Chromis vanderbilti, Adult, Lizard Island, GBR, Photo: Joe Shields
Chromis vanderbilti, Adult, Lord Howe Is, NSW, Photo: Andrew Green
Lines of blue spots along a largely brown body with yellow sides, blue margin on dorsal and anal fins. Very similar to C. nigrura and C. lineata, but with black lower lobe of tail and yellow upper lobe.
Max Size: 5 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.9-29.9°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (22% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Many (57 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.