Chromis limbata

Common Name

Azores Chromis

Year Described

Valenciennes, 1833


Vagrant: known from several specimens observed off of southern Brazil. Establishment of a viable population is not likely.


Leite, J.R., A.A. Bertoncini, L. Bueno, F. Daros, J. Alves, & M. Hostim-Silva. (2009). The occurrence of Azores Chromis, Chromis limbata in the south-western Atlantic. Marine Biodiversity Records, 1-3.

Other Notes

According to Leite et al. (2009), this species established a population of a few individuals from 2007-2008 but has since not be rediscovered. Most likely these represent vagrants and do not breed in the region.