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Brown chromis
Chromis multilineata
(Guichenot, 1853)

Description:
Body laterally flattened, oval in profile, with a slender, deeply forked tail. Body varies from brownish gray to olive-brown in color. Border of dorsal fin and tips of the tail fin yellow. A prominent black spot at the pectoral-fin base, and a white spot just behind the dorsal fin. Individuals in the southern Caribbean, often have black borders on the tail fin.
Size up to 20 cm.

Habitat:
Occurs above steep slopes and patch reefs, between 2 and 40 m. A diurnal species, forming moderate-sized feeding-schools (C. multilineata). Feed on zooplankton, mainly copepods.

Distribution:
Common Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Brown chromis (Chromis multilineata)