Pseudochromis fowleri Herre, 1934
Philippines dottyback
photo by Gill, A.C.

Family:  Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks), subfamily: Pseudochrominae
Max. size:  5.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 0 - 2 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 23-25; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 13-14. Description: Characterized by having generally brown color in preservative, pale ventrally with dark ring around the eye; anterior lateral scales 20-27; predorsal scales 13-18; depth of body 29.7-35.1 % of SL (Ref. 90102).
Biology:  Found in tide pools and shallow reef areas in 0.1-1.5 m (Ref 90102).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 15.03.02
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 22.07.13

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