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Family Pomacentridae

INDO-PACIFIC

Chromis acares

Poloa, Tutuila, American Samoa, 30 feet

MIDGET CHROMIS

Uncommon on coral reefs at scuba depths, waifs are very rare in Hawaii.  The yellow tail distinguishes it from the Blackfin Chromis, Chromis vanderbilti.  Attains 2 inches.  Tropical Pacific.