Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopteri
Order: Ovalentaria/misc
Family: Pseudochromidae Dottybacks
Subfamily: Pseudochrominae
Genus: Pictichromis

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



8 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Pictichromis aurifrons (Lubbock, 1980)

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Pictichromis aurifrons
[Gold-browed dottyback]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Pictichromis caitlinae Allen, Gill & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Pictichromis caitlinae
[Cenderawasih dottyback]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Pictichromis coralensis Gill, 2004

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pictichromis coralensis
[Bicoloured dottyback]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Pictichromis diadema (Lubbock & Randall, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pictichromis diadema
[Diadem dottyback]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Pictichromis dinar Randall & Schultz, 2009

Photo by Photo by Großkopf, J.
 
Pictichromis dinar
[Dottyback]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Pictichromis ephippiata (Gill, Pyle & Earle, 1996)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pictichromis ephippiata
[Saddled dottyback]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pictichromis paccagnellae (Axelrod, 1973)

Photo by Photo by Fenner, R.
 
Pictichromis paccagnellae
[Royal dottyback]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Pictichromis porphyrea (Lubbock & Goldman, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pictichromis porphyrea
[Magenta dottyback]



8 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pictichromis aurifrons Gold-browed dottyback Western Central Pacific 6.5 SL 1980
Pictichromis caitlinae Cenderawasih dottyback Western Pacific 4.3 SL 2008
Pictichromis coralensis Bicoloured dottyback Southwest Pacific 5.2 SL 2004
Pictichromis diadema Diadem dottyback Western Central Pacific 6.2 TL 1978
Pictichromis dinar Dottyback Western Pacific 4.2 SL 2009
Pictichromis ephippiata Saddled dottyback Western Pacific 4.0 SL 1996
Pictichromis paccagnellae Royal dottyback Western Pacific 7 TL 1973
Pictichromis porphyrea Magenta dottyback Western Pacific 6 TL 1974



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013