Pseudochromis olivaceus Rüppell, 1835
Olive dottyback
Pseudochromis olivaceus
photo by Ketabi, R. / S. Jamili

Family:  Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks), subfamily: Pseudochrominae
Max. size:  9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 1 - 20 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found among corals. Minimum depth reported from (Ref. 27115). Has been reared in captivity (Ref. 35413).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 15.07.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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