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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Corinae
Genus: Anampses

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Anampses caeruleopunctatus Rüppell, 1829

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses caeruleopunctatus
[Bluespotted wrasse]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Anampses chrysocephalus Randall, 1958

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses chrysocephalus
[Red tail wrasse]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Anampses cuvier Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses cuvier
[Pearl wrasse]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Anampses elegans Ogilby, 1889

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses elegans
[Elegant wrasse]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Anampses femininus Randall, 1972

Photo by Photo by Pereira, P.H.C.
 
Anampses femininus
[Blue-striped orange tamarin]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Anampses geographicus Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Anampses geographicus
[Geographic wrasse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Anampses lennardi Scott, 1959

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses lennardi
[Blue-and-yellow wrasse]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Anampses lineatus Randall, 1972

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses lineatus
[Lined wrasse]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Anampses melanurus Bleeker, 1857

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses melanurus
[White-spotted wrasse]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Anampses meleagrides Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Anampses meleagrides
[Spotted wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Anampses neoguinaicus Bleeker, 1878

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Anampses neoguinaicus
[New Guinea wrasse]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Anampses twistii Bleeker, 1856

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses twistii
[Yellowbreasted wrasse]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anampses caeruleopunctatus Bluespotted wrasse Indo-West Pacific 42 TL 1829
Anampses chrysocephalus Red tail wrasse Pacific Ocean 17 TL 1958
Anampses cuvier Pearl wrasse Pacific Ocean 31 TL 1824
Anampses elegans Elegant wrasse Southwest Pacific 29 TL 1889
Anampses femininus Blue-striped orange tamarin Pacific Ocean 24 TL 1972
Anampses geographicus Geographic wrasse Indo-West Pacific 31 TL 1840
Anampses lennardi Blue-and-yellow wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 28 TL 1959
Anampses lineatus Lined wrasse Indo-West Pacific 13 TL 1972
Anampses melanurus White-spotted wrasse Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1857
Anampses meleagrides Spotted wrasse Indo-Pacific 22 TL 1840
Anampses neoguinaicus New Guinea wrasse Western Pacific 20 SL 1878
Anampses twistii Yellowbreasted wrasse Indo-Pacific 18 TL 1856



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