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Family: Labridae Wrasses



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Photo by Svensen, E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Acantholabrus palloni (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Acantholabrus palloni
[Scale-rayed wrasse]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 175 cm TL
Achoerodus gouldii (Richardson, 1843)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Achoerodus gouldii
[Western blue groper]

Photo by Yau, B.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Achoerodus viridis (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Achoerodus viridis
[Eastern blue groper]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Ammolabrus dicrus Randall & Carlson, 1997

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ammolabrus dicrus
[Sand wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses femininus
[Blue-striped orange tamarin]

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.

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

Photo by Murdy, E.O./Ferraris, C.J., Jr.
 
Anampses geographicus
[Geographic wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses meleagrides
[Spotted wrasse]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Faria, C.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Anchichoerops natalensis (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1909)

Photo by Faria, C.
 
Anchichoerops natalensis
[Natal wrasse]

Photo by Saunders, B.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Austrolabrus maculatus (Macleay, 1881)

Photo by Saunders, B.
 
Austrolabrus maculatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 32.8 cm SL
Bodianus albotaeniatus (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus albotaeniatus
[]

Photo by De Vroe, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Bodianus anthioides (Bennett, 1832)

Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Bodianus anthioides
[Lyretail hogfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Bodianus axillaris (Bennett, 1832)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus axillaris
[Axilspot hogfish]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 45.6 cm SL

 
Bodianus bathycapros
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Bodianus bilunulatus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus bilunulatus
[Tarry hogfish]

Photo by Connell, A.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Bodianus bimaculatus Allen, 1973

Photo by Connell, A.
 
Bodianus bimaculatus
[Twospot hogfish]
No picture found
Central Pacific

 
Bodianus busellatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Bodianus cylindriatus (Tanaka, 1930)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus cylindriatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL
Bodianus diana (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus diana
[Diana's hogfish]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL
Bodianus dictynna Gomon, 2006

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Bodianus dictynna
[Redfin hogfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Bodianus diplotaenia (Gill, 1862)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus diplotaenia
[Mexican hogfish]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Bodianus eclancheri (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Bodianus eclancheri
[Harlequin wrasse]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 42.2 cm SL

 
Bodianus flavifrons
[Masked pigfish]

Photo by Tindale, S.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 36.8 cm SL
Bodianus flavipinnis Gomon, 2001

Photo by Tindale, S.
 
Bodianus flavipinnis
[Yellowfin pigfish]

Photo by Yau, B.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Bodianus frenchii (Klunzinger, 1879)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Bodianus frenchii
[Foxfish]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Bodianus insularis Gomon & Lubbock, 1980

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bodianus insularis
[Island hogfish]

Photo by Großkopf, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Bodianus izuensis Araga & Yoshino, 1975

Photo by Großkopf, J.
 
Bodianus izuensis
[Striped pigfish]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Bodianus leucosticticus (Bennett, 1832)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Bodianus leucosticticus
[Lined hogfish]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Bodianus loxozonus (Snyder, 1908)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Bodianus loxozonus
[Blackfin hogfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Bodianus macrognathos (Morris, 1974)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus macrognathos
[Giant hogfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Bodianus macrourus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus macrourus
[Black-banded hogfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Bodianus masudai Araga & Yoshino, 1975

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bodianus masudai
[]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Pacific between W
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Bodianus mesothorax (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Bodianus mesothorax
[Splitlevel hogfish]

Photo by Field, R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Bodianus neilli (Day, 1867)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus neilli
[Bay of Bengal hogfish]

Photo by Johnson, S.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Bodianus neopercularis Gomon, 2006

Photo by Johnson, S.
 
Bodianus neopercularis
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Bodianus opercularis (Guichenot, 1847)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Bodianus opercularis
[Blackspot hogfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwestern Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Bodianus oxycephalus (Bleeker, 1862)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bodianus oxycephalus
[]

Photo by Walsh, F.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Bodianus paraleucosticticus Gomon, 2006

Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Bodianus paraleucosticticus
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Antiequatorial. Indo-Wes
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Bodianus perditio (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Bodianus perditio
[Golden-spot hogfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL
Bodianus prognathus Lobel, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus prognathus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 28.5 cm TL
Bodianus pulchellus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bodianus pulchellus
[Spotfin hogfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Bodianus rubrisos Gomon, 2006

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bodianus rubrisos
[Red-sashed hogfish]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Bodianus rufus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Bodianus rufus
[Spanish hogfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Bodianus sanguineus (Jordan & Evermann, 1903)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus sanguineus
[Sunrise wrasse]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Bodianus scrofa (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Bodianus scrofa
[Barred hogfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Bodianus sepiacaudus
[Crescent-tail hogfish]

Photo by Yau, B.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Bodianus solatus Gomon, 2006

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Bodianus solatus
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Bodianus speciosus (Bowdich, 1825)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Bodianus speciosus
[Blackbar hogfish]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific, Comoro
Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Bodianus tanyokidus
[]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Bodianus thoracotaeniatus Yamamoto, 1982

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Bodianus thoracotaeniatus
[]

Photo by King, D.R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Bodianus trilineatus (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by King, D.R.
 
Bodianus trilineatus
[Fourline hogfish]

Photo by Duffy, C.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Bodianus unimaculatus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Duffy, C.
 
Bodianus unimaculatus
[Red pigfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 43.5 cm SL
Bodianus vulpinus (Richardson, 1850)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bodianus vulpinus
[Western pigfish]

Photo by Azevedo, J.M.N.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Centrolabrus caeruleus Azevedo, 1999

Photo by Azevedo, J.M.N.
 
Centrolabrus caeruleus
[]

Photo by Salesjö, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Centrolabrus exoletus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Salesjö, A.
 
Centrolabrus exoletus
[Rock cook]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Centrolabrus trutta (Lowe, 1834)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Centrolabrus trutta
[Emerald wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21.8 cm SL
Cheilinus abudjubbe Rüppell, 1835

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilinus abudjubbe
[]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Cheilinus chlorourus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Cheilinus chlorourus
[Floral wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Cheilinus fasciatus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilinus fasciatus
[Redbreasted wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Cheilinus lunulatus (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilinus lunulatus
[Broomtail wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Cheilinus oxycephalus Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cheilinus oxycephalus
[Snooty wrasse]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Cheilinus trilobatus Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Cheilinus trilobatus
[Tripletail wrasse]

Photo by Honeycutt, K.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 229 cm SL
Cheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835

Photo by Honeycutt, K.
 
Cheilinus undulatus
[Humphead wrasse]

Photo by Moldzio, S.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Cheilio inermis (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Moldzio, S.
 
Cheilio inermis
[Cigar wrasse]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Choerodon anchorago (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Choerodon anchorago
[Orange-dotted tuskfish]

Photo by Cornish, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Choerodon azurio (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Cornish, A.
 
Choerodon azurio
[Azurio tuskfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Choerodon cauteroma Gomon & Allen, 1987

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Choerodon cauteroma
[Bluespotted tuskfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Choerodon cephalotes (Castelnau, 1875)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Choerodon cephalotes
[Purple tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Choerodon cyanodus (Richardson, 1843)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon cyanodus
[Blue tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Choerodon fasciatus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon fasciatus
[Harlequin tuskfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Choerodon frenatus
[Bridled tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Choerodon gomoni Allen & Randall, 2002

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon gomoni
[Gomon's tuskfish]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 51.5 cm TL
Choerodon graphicus (De Vis, 1885)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Choerodon graphicus
[Graphic tuskfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Choerodon gymnogenys (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Choerodon gymnogenys
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Choerodon jordani (Snyder, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon jordani
[Jordan's tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Choerodon margaritiferus Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon margaritiferus
[Pearly tuskfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Choerodon melanostigma
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Choerodon monostigma Ogilby, 1910

Photo by CSIRO
 
Choerodon monostigma
[Dark-spot tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 28.2 cm SL
Choerodon oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon oligacanthus
[White-patch tuskfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Choerodon paynei
[Payne's tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Choerodon robustus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon robustus
[Robust tuskfish]

Photo by Fairclough, D.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Choerodon rubescens (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Fairclough, D.
 
Choerodon rubescens
[Baldchin groper]

Photo by Banks, I.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Choerodon schoenleinii (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Choerodon schoenleinii
[Blackspot tuskfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Choerodon sugillatum
[Wedge-tailed tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Choerodon venustus (De Vis, 1884)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon venustus
[Venus tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Choerodon vitta Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon vitta
[Redstripe tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Choerodon zamboangae (Seale & Bean, 1907)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon zamboangae
[Purple eyebrowed tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Choerodon zosterophorus (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon zosterophorus
[Zoster wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus adornatus Randall & Kunzmann, 1998

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus adornatus
[Red-fin fairy wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis Allen & Kuiter, 1999

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis
[Orangeback fairy-warsse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus balteatus Randall, 1988

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus balteatus
[Girdled wrasse]

Photo by Walsh, F.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus bathyphilus Randall & Nagareda, 2002

Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Cirrhilabrus bathyphilus
[Deepwater wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus beauperryi Allen, Drew & Barber, 2008

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus beauperryi
[Beau’s wrasse]

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus blatteus Springer & Randall, 1974

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Cirrhilabrus blatteus
[Purple-boned wrasse]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Cirrhilabrus brunneus
[Dusky fairy-warsse]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus cenderawasih Allen & Erdmann, 2006

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Cirrhilabrus cenderawasih
[Cenderawasih wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus claire Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus claire
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus condei Allen & Randall, 1996

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus condei
[Conde's wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura
[Blueside wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus earlei Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus earlei
[Orange-striped wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus exquisitus Smith, 1957

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus exquisitus
[Exquisite wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus filamentosus (Klausewitz, 1976)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus filamentosus
[Whip-fin wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis Randall & Carpenter, 1980

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis
[Yellowfin fairy wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus humanni Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus humanni
[Human's fairy-warsse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus joanallenae Allen, 2000

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus joanallenae
[Joan's fairy-warsse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus johnsoni Randall, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus johnsoni
[Johnson's wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus jordani Snyder, 1904

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus jordani
[Flame wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus katherinae Randall, 1992

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus katherinae
[Katherine's wrasse]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus katoi Senou & Hirata, 2000

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus katoi
[]

Photo by Walsh, F.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus laboutei Randall & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Cirrhilabrus laboutei
[Laboute's wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus Randall & Masuda, 1991

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus
[Long-tailed wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus lineatus Randall & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus lineatus
[Purplelined wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus lubbocki Randall & Carpenter, 1980

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus lubbocki
[Lubbock's wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus lunatus Randall & Masuda, 1991

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus lunatus
[]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus Randall, 1988

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus
[Yellowband wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus marjorie Allen, Randall & Carlson, 2003

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus marjorie
[Marjorie's Wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus Randall & Shen, 1978

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus
[Blackfin fairy-warsse]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Cirrhilabrus morrisoni
[Morrison's wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

South Pacific Ocean (Ref.

Cirrhilabrus nahackyi Walsh & Tanaka, 2012

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus nahackyi
[]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus naokoae Randall & Tanaka, 2009

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus naokoae
[Naoko's Fairy Wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus punctatus Randall & Kuiter, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus punctatus
[Dotted wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus pylei Allen & Randall, 1996

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus pylei
[Pyle's wrasse]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Cirrhilabrus randalli
[Randall's wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis Randall, 1988

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis
[Rhomboid wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus roseafascia Randall & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus roseafascia
[pink-banded fairy-warsse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus Randall, 1992

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus
[Red-margined wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis Randall & Carpenter, 1980

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis
[Redfin wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis Randall & Emery, 1983

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis Springer & Randall, 1974

Photo by Field, R.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis
[Social wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus sanguineus Cornic, 1987

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus sanguineus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus scottorum Randall & Pyle, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus scottorum
[Scott's wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus solorensis Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus solorensis
[Red-eye wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus temminckii Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus temminckii
[Threadfin wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus tonozukai Allen & Kuiter, 1999

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus tonozukai
[Tono's wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus walindi Allen & Randall, 1996

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus walindi
[Walindi fairy-warsse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus walshi Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus walshi
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Northeast Atlantic

Clepticus africanus Heiser, Moura & Robertson, 2000

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Clepticus africanus
[African Creole wrasse]

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.

Southwest Atlantic

Clepticus brasiliensis Heiser, Moura & Robertson, 2000

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.
 
Clepticus brasiliensis
[]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Clepticus parrae (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Clepticus parrae
[Creole wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Conniella apterygia Allen, 1983

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Conniella apterygia
[Mutant wrasse]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic

Coris atlantica Günther, 1862

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Coris atlantica
[]

Photo by Yau, B.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coris auricularis (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Yau, B.
 
Coris auricularis
[Western king wrasse]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Coris aurilineata
[Goldlined coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Coris aygula Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris aygula
[Clown coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Coris ballieui Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris ballieui
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Coris batuensis (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris batuensis
[Batu coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Coris bulbifrons Randall & Kuiter, 1982

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris bulbifrons
[Doubleheader]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Coris caudimacula (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris caudimacula
[Spottail coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Coris centralis Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris centralis
[]

Photo by Field, R.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Coris cuvieri (Bennett, 1831)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Coris cuvieri
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm NG
Coris debueni Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris debueni
[De Buen's coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Coris dorsomacula Fowler, 1908

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris dorsomacula
[Pale-barred coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 50.8 cm SL
Coris flavovittata (Bennett, 1828)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris flavovittata
[Yellowstripe coris]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Coris formosa (Bennett, 1830)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Coris formosa
[Queen coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coris gaimard (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris gaimard
[African coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Coris hewetti Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris hewetti
[]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Coris julis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Coris julis
[Mediterranean rainbow wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Coris latifasciata Randall, 2013

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris latifasciata
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Coris marquesensis Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris marquesensis
[]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific

Coris musume (Jordan & Snyder, 1904)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Coris musume
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 43.5 cm TL
Coris nigrotaenia Mee & Hare, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris nigrotaenia
[Blackbar coris]

Photo by Banks, I.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Coris picta (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Coris picta
[Comb wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Coris pictoides Randall & Kuiter, 1982

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris pictoides
[Blackstripe coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Coris roseoviridis Randall, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris roseoviridis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Coris sandeyeri (Hector, 1884)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris sandeyeri
[Sandager's wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Coris variegata (Rüppell, 1835)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris variegata
[Dapple coris]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 19.3 cm TL
Coris venusta Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Coris venusta
[Elegant coris]

Photo by Ferreira, V.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Ctenolabrus rupestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Ferreira, V.
 
Ctenolabrus rupestris
[Goldsinny-wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Cymolutes lecluse (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cymolutes lecluse
[Sharp-headed wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Cymolutes praetextatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cymolutes praetextatus
[Knife razorfish]

Photo by Adams, M.J.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Cymolutes torquatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Cymolutes torquatus
[Finescale razorfish]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL
Decodon grandisquamis (Smith, 1968)

Photo by SFSA
 
Decodon grandisquamis
[Largescale wrasse]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 32.3 cm TL
Decodon melasma Gomon, 1974

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Decodon melasma
[Blackspot wrasse]

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Decodon pacificus (Kamohara, 1952)

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Decodon pacificus
[Ten-tooth wrasse]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Decodon puellaris (Poey, 1860)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Decodon puellaris
[Red hogfish]

Photo by Bos, A.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Diproctacanthus xanthurus
[Yellowtail tubelip]

Photo by Leahy Jr., P.M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Doratonotus megalepis Günther, 1862

Photo by Leahy Jr., P.M.
 
Doratonotus megalepis
[Dwarf wrasse]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Dotalabrus alleni
[Little rainbow wrasse]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Dotalabrus aurantiacus
[Castelnau's wrasse]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Epibulus brevis Carlson, Randall & Dawson, 2008

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Epibulus brevis
[Latent slingjaw wrasse]

Photo by Rusconi, G.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 54 cm SL
Epibulus insidiator (Pallas, 1770)

Photo by Rusconi, G.
 
Epibulus insidiator
[Sling-jaw wrasse]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Eupetrichthys angustipes
[Snakeskin wrasse]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Frontilabrus caeruleus
[]

Photo by Kochzius, M.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Gomphosus caeruleus Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Gomphosus caeruleus
[Green birdmouth wrasse]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Gomphosus varius Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Gomphosus varius
[Bird wrasse]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Halichoeres adustus (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Halichoeres adustus
[Black wrasse]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Halichoeres aestuaricola Bussing, 1972

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Halichoeres aestuaricola
[Mangrove wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres argus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres argus
[Argus wrasse]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Halichoeres bathyphilus (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1932)

Photo by FAO
 
Halichoeres bathyphilus
[Greenband wrasse]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres bicolor (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Halichoeres bicolor
[Pearly-spotted wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Halichoeres binotopsis (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres binotopsis
[Saowisata wrasse]

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres biocellatus Schultz, 1960

Photo by Ryanskiy, A.
 
Halichoeres biocellatus
[Red-lined wrasse]

Photo by Steele, M.A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Halichoeres bivittatus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Steele, M.A.
 
Halichoeres bivittatus
[Slippery dick]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Halichoeres bleekeri
[]

Photo by Floeter, S.R.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 39.5 cm SL
Halichoeres brasiliensis (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Floeter, S.R.
 
Halichoeres brasiliensis
[Brazilian wrasse]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Halichoeres brownfieldi
[Brownfields wrasse]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Halichoeres burekae
[Mardi Gras wrasse]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Halichoeres caudalis (Poey, 1860)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Halichoeres caudalis
[Painted wrasse]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Halichoeres chierchiae Di Caporiacco, 1948

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Halichoeres chierchiae
[Wounded wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Halichoeres chlorocephalus Kuiter & Randall, 1995

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres chlorocephalus
[Greenhead wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Halichoeres chloropterus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres chloropterus
[Pastel-green wrasse]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres chrysus Randall, 1981

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Halichoeres chrysus
[Canary wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Halichoeres claudia Randall & Rocha, 2009

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres claudia
[Claudia's wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Halichoeres cosmetus Randall & Smith, 1982

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres cosmetus
[Adorned wrasse]

Photo by Schüür, G.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Halichoeres cyanocephalus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Schüür, G.
 
Halichoeres cyanocephalus
[Yellowcheek wrasse]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Southwest Atlantic

Halichoeres dimidiatus (Agassiz, 1831)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Halichoeres dimidiatus
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Halichoeres discolor Bussing, 1983

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Halichoeres discolor
[Cocos wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Halichoeres dispilus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres dispilus
[Chameleon wrasse]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Halichoeres erdmanni
[Erdmann's wrasse]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 19.3 cm TL
Halichoeres garnoti (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Halichoeres garnoti
[Yellowhead wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Halichoeres hartzfeldii (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres hartzfeldii
[Hartzfeld's wrasse]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Halichoeres hilomeni
[Hilomen's wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Halichoeres hortulanus (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres hortulanus
[Checkerboard wrasse]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Halichoeres insularis Allen & Robertson, 1992

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Halichoeres insularis
[Socorro wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Halichoeres iridis Randall & Smith, 1982

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres iridis
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres kallochroma (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres kallochroma
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Halichoeres lapillus Smith, 1947

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres lapillus
[Jewelled wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Halichoeres leptotaenia Randall & Earle, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres leptotaenia
[]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres leucoxanthus Randall & Smith, 1982

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Halichoeres leucoxanthus
[Canarytop wrasse]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Halichoeres leucurus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Halichoeres leucurus
[Greyhead wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Halichoeres maculipinna (Müller & Troschel, 1848)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres maculipinna
[Clown wrasse]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Halichoeres malpelo Allen & Robertson, 1992

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Halichoeres malpelo
[Malpelo wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Halichoeres margaritaceus (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres margaritaceus
[Pink-belly wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Halichoeres marginatus Rüppell, 1835

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres marginatus
[Dusky wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Halichoeres melanochir Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres melanochir
[Orangefin wrasse]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Halichoeres melanotis (Gilbert, 1890)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Halichoeres melanotis
[Golden wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres melanurus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres melanurus
[Tail-spot wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Halichoeres melas Randall & Earle, 1994

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres melas
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Halichoeres melasmapomus Randall, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres melasmapomus
[Cheekspot wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Halichoeres miniatus (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres miniatus
[Circle-cheek wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres nebulosus (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres nebulosus
[Nebulous wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Halichoeres nicholsi (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres nicholsi
[Spinster wrasse]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Halichoeres nigrescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Halichoeres nigrescens
[Bubblefin wrasse]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 25.4 cm TL
Halichoeres notospilus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by FAO
 
Halichoeres notospilus
[Banded wrasse]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Halichoeres orientalis
[]

Photo by Marsden, A.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Halichoeres ornatissimus (Garrett, 1863)

Photo by Marsden, A.
 
Halichoeres ornatissimus
[Ornamented wrasse]

Photo by Pyle, R.M.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Halichoeres pallidus Kuiter & Randall, 1995

Photo by Pyle, R.M.
 
Halichoeres pallidus
[Pale wrasse]

Photo by Bos, A.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Halichoeres papilionaceus (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Bos, A.R.
 
Halichoeres papilionaceus
[Weed wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Halichoeres pardaleocephalus (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres pardaleocephalus
[Lineblotch wrasse]

Photo by Pelicier, D.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Halichoeres pelicieri Randall & Smith, 1982

Photo by Pelicier, D.
 
Halichoeres pelicieri
[]

Photo by Rocha, L.A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Halichoeres penrosei Starks, 1913

Photo by Rocha, L.A.
 
Halichoeres penrosei
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Halichoeres pictus (Poey, 1860)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Halichoeres pictus
[Rainbow wrasse]
519 Species of Family Labridae
(Wrasses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1810 Acantholabrus palloni Scale-rayed wrasse Eastern Atlantic 25 TL
1843 Achoerodus gouldii Western blue groper Eastern Indian Ocean 175 TL
1866 Achoerodus viridis Eastern blue groper Southwest Pacific 62 TL
1997 Ammolabrus dicrus Sand wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 9.4 SL
1829 Anampses caeruleopunctatus Bluespotted wrasse Indo-West Pacific 42 TL
1958 Anampses chrysocephalus Red tail wrasse Pacific Ocean 17 TL
1824 Anampses cuvier Pearl wrasse Pacific Ocean 31 TL
1889 Anampses elegans Elegant wrasse Southwest Pacific 29 TL
1972 Anampses femininus Blue-striped orange tamarin Pacific Ocean 24 TL
1840 Anampses geographicus Geographic wrasse Indo-West Pacific 31 TL
1959 Anampses lennardi Blue and yellow wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 28 TL
1972 Anampses lineatus Lined wrasse Indo-West Pacific 13 TL
1857 Anampses melanurus White-spotted wrasse Pacific Ocean 12 TL
1840 Anampses meleagrides Spotted wrasse Indo-Pacific 22 TL
1878 Anampses neoguinaicus New Guinea wrasse Western Pacific 20 SL
1856 Anampses twistii Yellowbreasted wrasse Indo-Pacific 18 TL
1909 Anchichoerops natalensis Natal wrasse Western Indian Ocean 75 TL
1881 Austrolabrus maculatus Eastern Indian Ocean 12.6 SL
1839 Bodianus albotaeniatus Eastern Central Pacific 32.8 SL
1832 Bodianus anthioides Lyretail hogfish Indo-Pacific 24 SL
1832 Bodianus axillaris Axilspot hogfish Indo-Pacific 20 SL
2006 Bodianus bathycapros Central Pacific 45.6 SL
1801 Bodianus bilunulatus Tarry hogfish Indo-West Pacific 55 TL
1973 Bodianus bimaculatus Twospot hogfish Indo-Pacific 10 TL
2006 Bodianus busellatus Central Pacific
1930 Bodianus cylindriatus Western Pacific 14.2 SL
1801 Bodianus diana Diana's hogfish Indian Ocean 16.9 SL
2006 Bodianus dictynna Redfin hogfish Western Pacific 14.4 SL
1862 Bodianus diplotaenia Mexican hogfish Eastern Pacific 76 TL
1846 Bodianus eclancheri Harlequin wrasse Southeast Pacific 61 TL
2001 Bodianus flavifrons Masked pigfish Southwest Pacific 42.2 SL
2001 Bodianus flavipinnis Yellowfin pigfish Southwest Pacific 36.8 SL
1879 Bodianus frenchii Foxfish Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
1980 Bodianus insularis Island hogfish Eastern Atlantic 33 TL
1975 Bodianus izuensis Striped pigfish Western Pacific 10 SL
1832 Bodianus leucosticticus Lined hogfish Indo-West Pacific 24.2 SL
1908 Bodianus loxozonus Blackfin hogfish Western Pacific 47 TL
1974 Bodianus macrognathos Giant hogfish Western Indian Ocean 62 TL
1801 Bodianus macrourus Black-banded hogfish Western Indian Ocean 32 TL
1975 Bodianus masudai Western Pacific 12 SL
1801 Bodianus mesothorax Splitlevel hogfish Western Pacific between W 25 TL
1867 Bodianus neilli Bay of Bengal hogfish Indian Ocean 20 TL
2006 Bodianus neopercularis Western Pacific 9.7 SL
1847 Bodianus opercularis Blackspot hogfish Indian Ocean 18 TL
1862 Bodianus oxycephalus Northwestern Pacific 29 SL
2006 Bodianus paraleucosticticus Western Pacific 9.9 SL
1834 Bodianus perditio Golden-spot hogfish Antiequatorial. Indo-Wes 80 SL
1981 Bodianus prognathus Eastern Central Pacific 17.9 SL
1860 Bodianus pulchellus Spotfin hogfish Western Atlantic 28.5 TL
2006 Bodianus rubrisos Red-sashed hogfish Western Pacific 20.2 SL
1758 Bodianus rufus Spanish hogfish Western Atlantic 40 TL
1903 Bodianus sanguineus Sunrise wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 19 SL
1839 Bodianus scrofa Barred hogfish Eastern Atlantic 43 TL
2006 Bodianus sepiacaudus Crescent-tail hogfish Western Central Pacific 8.7 SL
2006 Bodianus solatus Eastern Indian Ocean 35 SL
1825 Bodianus speciosus Blackbar hogfish Eastern Central Atlantic 50 SL
1981 Bodianus tanyokidus Indo-West Pacific, Comoro 17.7 SL
1982 Bodianus thoracotaeniatus Northwest Pacific 14.8 SL
1934 Bodianus trilineatus Fourline hogfish Western Indian Ocean 28 TL
1862 Bodianus unimaculatus Red pigfish Southwest Pacific 50 TL
1850 Bodianus vulpinus Western pigfish Eastern Indian Ocean 43.5 SL
1999 Centrolabrus caeruleus Northeast Atlantic 21.5 SL
1758 Centrolabrus exoletus Rock cook Eastern Atlantic 18 TL
1834 Centrolabrus trutta Emerald wrasse Eastern Central Atlantic 18 TL
1835 Cheilinus abudjubbe Western Indian Ocean 21.8 SL
1791 Cheilinus chlorourus Floral wrasse Indo-Pacific 45 TL
1791 Cheilinus fasciatus Redbreasted wrasse Indo-Pacific 40 SL
1775 Cheilinus lunulatus Broomtail wrasse Western Indian Ocean 50 TL
1853 Cheilinus oxycephalus Snooty wrasse Indo-Pacific 17 TL
1801 Cheilinus trilobatus Tripletail wrasse Indo-Pacific 45 TL
1835 Cheilinus undulatus Humphead wrasse Indo-Pacific 229 SL
1775 Cheilio inermis Cigar wrasse Indo-Pacific 50 SL
1791 Choerodon anchorago Orange-dotted tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 50 TL
1901 Choerodon azurio Azurio tuskfish Western Pacific 40 TL
1987 Choerodon cauteroma Bluespotted tuskfish Eastern Indian Ocean 36 TL
1875 Choerodon cephalotes Purple tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 38 TL
1843 Choerodon cyanodus Blue tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 70 TL
1867 Choerodon fasciatus Harlequin tuskfish Western Pacific 30 TL
1910 Choerodon frenatus Bridled tuskfish Western Central Pacific
2002 Choerodon gomoni Gomon's tuskfish Western Central Pacific 10.3 SL
1885 Choerodon graphicus Graphic tuskfish Western Pacific 51.5 TL
1867 Choerodon gymnogenys Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1908 Choerodon jordani Jordan's tuskfish Western Pacific 17 TL
1928 Choerodon margaritiferus Pearly tuskfish Western Central Pacific 11 SL
1928 Choerodon melanostigma Western Central Pacific
1910 Choerodon monostigma Dark-spot tuskfish Western Central Pacific 25 TL
1851 Choerodon oligacanthus White-patch tuskfish Western Central Pacific 28.2 SL
1945 Choerodon paynei Payne's tuskfish Eastern Indian Ocean
1862 Choerodon robustus Robust tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1862 Choerodon rubescens Baldchin groper Eastern Indian Ocean 90 TL
1839 Choerodon schoenleinii Blackspot tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 100 TL
1987 Choerodon sugillatum Wedge-tailed tuskfish Western Pacific 24 TL
1884 Choerodon venustus Venus tuskfish Western Pacific 65 TL
1910 Choerodon vitta Redstripe tuskfish Western Pacific 20 TL
1907 Choerodon zamboangae Purple eyebrowed tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
1868 Choerodon zosterophorus Zoster wrasse Western Central Pacific 25 TL
1998 Cirrhilabrus adornatus Red-fin fairy wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL
1999 Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis Orangeback fairy-warsse Western Central Pacific 10 TL
1988 Cirrhilabrus balteatus Girdled wrasse Western Central Pacific 10 TL
2002 Cirrhilabrus bathyphilus Deepwater wrasse Western Pacific 7.6 SL
2008 Cirrhilabrus beauperryi Beau’s wrasse Western Pacific 8.5 SL
1974 Cirrhilabrus blatteus Purple-boned wrasse Western Indian Ocean 16 TL
2006 Cirrhilabrus brunneus Dusky fairy-warsse Western Pacific 4.4 SL
2006 Cirrhilabrus cenderawasih Cenderawasih wrasse Western Pacific 6.5 SL
2001 Cirrhilabrus claire Eastern Central Pacific 8.4 SL
1996 Cirrhilabrus condei Conde's wrasse Western Pacific 8 TL
1851 Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura Blueside wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 15 SL
2001 Cirrhilabrus earlei Orange-striped wrasse Western Central Pacific 6.9 SL
1957 Cirrhilabrus exquisitus Exquisite wrasse Indo-Pacific 12 SL
1976 Cirrhilabrus filamentosus Whip-fin wrasse Western Pacific 8 TL
1980 Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis Yellowfin fairy wrasse Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL
2012 Cirrhilabrus humanni Human's fairy-warsse Western Pacific 5.4 SL
2000 Cirrhilabrus joanallenae Joan's fairy-warsse Eastern Indian Ocean 8.5 TL
1988 Cirrhilabrus johnsoni Johnson's wrasse Western Central Pacific 6 TL
1904 Cirrhilabrus jordani Flame wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL
1992 Cirrhilabrus katherinae Katherine's wrasse Western Pacific 7.1 SL
2000 Cirrhilabrus katoi Northwest Pacific 7.5 SL
1982 Cirrhilabrus laboutei Laboute's wrasse Western Central Pacific 12 TL
1991 Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus Long-tailed wrasse Northwest Pacific 8.8 SL
1982 Cirrhilabrus lineatus Purplelined wrasse Western Central Pacific 12 TL
1980 Cirrhilabrus lubbocki Lubbock's wrasse Western Central Pacific 8 TL
1991 Cirrhilabrus lunatus Northwest Pacific 8.5 SL
1988 Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus Yellowband wrasse Pacific Ocean 12 TL
2003 Cirrhilabrus marjorie Marjorie's Wrasse Western Central Pacific 5.8 SL
1978 Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus Blackfin fairy-warsse Western Pacific 13 SL
1999 Cirrhilabrus morrisoni Morrison's wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 5.5 SL
2012 Cirrhilabrus nahackyi South Pacific Ocean (Ref.
2009 Cirrhilabrus naokoae Naoko's Fairy Wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 6 SL
1989 Cirrhilabrus punctatus Dotted wrasse Western Pacific 13 TL
1996 Cirrhilabrus pylei Pyle's wrasse Western Pacific 9 TL
1995 Cirrhilabrus randalli Randall's wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 8.4 SL
1988 Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis Rhomboid wrasse Western Central Pacific 8.5 TL
1982 Cirrhilabrus roseafascia pink-banded fairy-warsse Western Central Pacific 10 TL
1992 Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus Red-margined wrasse Western Pacific 12.2 SL
1980 Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis Redfin wrasse Western Central Pacific 9.1 TL
1983 Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis Western Indian Ocean 7.2 SL
1974 Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis Social wrasse Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL
1987 Cirrhilabrus sanguineus Western Indian Ocean 6.7 SL
1989 Cirrhilabrus scottorum Scott's wrasse Pacific Ocean 13 TL
1853 Cirrhilabrus solorensis Red-eye wrasse Western Central Pacific 11 TL
1853 Cirrhilabrus temminckii Threadfin wrasse Western Pacific 9.9 SL
1999 Cirrhilabrus tonozukai Tono's wrasse Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL
1996 Cirrhilabrus walindi Walindi fairy-warsse Western Pacific 7 TL
2001 Cirrhilabrus walshi Eastern Central Pacific 6.3 SL
2000 Clepticus africanus African Creole wrasse Northeast Atlantic
2000 Clepticus brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic
1801 Clepticus parrae Creole wrasse Western Atlantic 30 TL
1983 Conniella apterygia Mutant wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 8 TL
1862 Coris atlantica Eastern Atlantic
1839 Coris auricularis Western king wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 40 TL
1982 Coris aurilineata Goldlined coris Western Pacific 14 TL
1801 Coris aygula Clown coris Indo-Pacific 120 TL
1875 Coris ballieui Eastern Central Pacific 30 TL
1856 Coris batuensis Batu coris Indo-Pacific 17 TL
1982 Coris bulbifrons Doubleheader Southwest Pacific 60 TL
1834 Coris caudimacula Spottail coris Indian Ocean 20 TL
1999 Coris centralis Eastern Central Pacific 9.2 SL
1831 Coris cuvieri Indian Ocean 38 TL
1999 Coris debueni De Buen's coris Eastern Pacific 27 NG
1908 Coris dorsomacula Pale-barred coris Western Pacific 38 TL
1828 Coris flavovittata Yellowstripe coris Eastern Central Pacific 50.8 SL
1830 Coris formosa Queen coris Western Indian Ocean 60 TL
1824 Coris gaimard African coris Pacific Ocean 40 TL
1999 Coris hewetti Eastern Central Pacific 13.9 SL
1758 Coris julis Mediterranean rainbow wrasse Eastern Atlantic 30 SL
2013 Coris latifasciata Indian Ocean 9.4 SL
1999 Coris marquesensis Eastern Central Pacific 23 SL
1904 Coris musume Northwest Pacific
1995 Coris nigrotaenia Blackbar coris Western Indian Ocean 43.5 TL
1801 Coris picta Comb wrasse Western Pacific 25 TL
1982 Coris pictoides Blackstripe coris Western Pacific 15 TL
1999 Coris roseoviridis Eastern Central Pacific 19.8 SL
1884 Coris sandeyeri Sandager's wrasse Southwest Pacific 25 TL
1835 Coris variegata Dapple coris Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
1875 Coris venusta Elegant coris Eastern Central Pacific 19.3 TL
1758 Ctenolabrus rupestris Goldsinny-wrasse Eastern Atlantic 18 TL
1824 Cymolutes lecluse Sharp-headed wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 17.8 SL
1834 Cymolutes praetextatus Knife razorfish Indo-Pacific 20 SL
1840 Cymolutes torquatus Finescale razorfish Indo-Pacific 20 TL
1968 Decodon grandisquamis Largescale wrasse Western Indian Ocean 18.5 TL
1974 Decodon melasma Blackspot wrasse Eastern Pacific 32.3 TL
1952 Decodon pacificus Ten-tooth wrasse Northwest Pacific 16 SL
1860 Decodon puellaris Red hogfish Western Atlantic 30 TL
1856 Diproctacanthus xanthurus Yellowtail tubelip Western Central Pacific 10 TL
1862 Doratonotus megalepis Dwarf wrasse Western Atlantic 9.4 TL
1988 Dotalabrus alleni Little rainbow wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 8.4 SL
1872 Dotalabrus aurantiacus Castelnau's wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 11.1 SL
2008 Epibulus brevis Latent slingjaw wrasse Western Pacific 18.5 SL
1770 Epibulus insidiator Sling-jaw wrasse Indo-Pacific 54 SL
1888 Eupetrichthys angustipes Snakeskin wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 12.4 SL
1989 Frontilabrus caeruleus Western Indian Ocean 9.4 SL
1801 Gomphosus caeruleus Green birdmouth wrasse Indian Ocean 32 TL
1801 Gomphosus varius Bird wrasse Indo-Pacific 30 SL
1890 Halichoeres adustus Black wrasse Eastern Pacific 12.5 TL
1972 Halichoeres aestuaricola Mangrove wrasse Eastern Pacific 22 TL
1801 Halichoeres argus Argus wrasse Indo-West Pacific 12 TL
1932 Halichoeres bathyphilus Greenband wrasse Western Atlantic 23 TL
1801 Halichoeres bicolor Pearly-spotted wrasse Indo-West Pacific 12 TL
1849 Halichoeres binotopsis Saowisata wrasse Western Pacific 8.9 SL
1960 Halichoeres biocellatus Red-lined wrasse Western Pacific 12 TL
1791 Halichoeres bivittatus Slippery dick Western Atlantic 35 TL
1887 Halichoeres bleekeri Western Pacific 12.2 SL
1791 Halichoeres brasiliensis Brazilian wrasse Southwest Atlantic 39.5 SL
1945 Halichoeres brownfieldi Brownfields wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 15 TL
2007 Halichoeres burekae Mardi Gras wrasse Western Atlantic 7.7 SL
1860 Halichoeres caudalis Painted wrasse Western Atlantic 20 TL
1948 Halichoeres chierchiae Wounded wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 17.5 TL
1995 Halichoeres chlorocephalus Greenhead wrasse Western Central Pacific 7.5 SL
1791 Halichoeres chloropterus Pastel-green wrasse Western Central Pacific 19 SL
1981 Halichoeres chrysus Canary wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 12 TL
2009 Halichoeres claudia Claudia's wrasse Pacific Ocean 8.8 SL
1982 Halichoeres cosmetus Adorned wrasse Western Indian Ocean 13 TL
1791 Halichoeres cyanocephalus Yellowcheek wrasse Western Atlantic 30 TL
1831 Halichoeres dimidiatus Southwest Atlantic
1983 Halichoeres discolor Cocos wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL
1864 Halichoeres dispilus Chameleon wrasse Eastern Pacific 25 TL
2010 Halichoeres erdmanni Erdmann's wrasse Western Pacific 7.2 SL
1839 Halichoeres garnoti Yellowhead wrasse Western Atlantic 19.3 TL
1852 Halichoeres hartzfeldii Hartzfeld's wrasse Western Pacific 18 TL
2010 Halichoeres hilomeni Hilomen's wrasse Western Central Pacific 9.6 SL
1801 Halichoeres hortulanus Checkerboard wrasse Indo-Pacific 27 TL
1992 Halichoeres insularis Socorro wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 7 TL
1982 Halichoeres iridis Western Indian Ocean 11.5 TL
1853 Halichoeres kallochroma Eastern Indian Ocean 12 TL
1947 Halichoeres lapillus Jewelled wrasse Western Indian Ocean 14 TL
1994 Halichoeres leptotaenia Western Indian Ocean 10.4 SL
1982 Halichoeres leucoxanthus Canarytop wrasse Indian Ocean 12 TL
1792 Halichoeres leucurus Greyhead wrasse Western Pacific 13 TL
1848 Halichoeres maculipinna Clown wrasse Western Atlantic 18 TL
1992 Halichoeres malpelo Malpelo wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 15 TL
1839 Halichoeres margaritaceus Pink-belly wrasse Indo-Pacific 12.5 SL
1835 Halichoeres marginatus Dusky wrasse Indo-Pacific 18 TL
1928 Halichoeres melanochir Orangefin wrasse Western Pacific 18 TL
1890 Halichoeres melanotis Golden wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL
1851 Halichoeres melanurus Tail-spot wrasse Western Pacific 12 TL
1994 Halichoeres melas Western Indian Ocean 12.1 SL
1981 Halichoeres melasmapomus Cheekspot wrasse Indo-Pacific 24 TL
1839 Halichoeres miniatus Circle-cheek wrasse Western Pacific. 14 TL
1839 Halichoeres nebulosus Nebulous wrasse Indo-West Pacific 12 TL
1882 Halichoeres nicholsi Spinster wrasse Eastern Pacific 38 TL
1801 Halichoeres nigrescens Bubblefin wrasse Indo-West Pacific 14 TL
1864 Halichoeres notospilus Banded wrasse Eastern Pacific 25.4 TL
1999 Halichoeres orientalis Northwest Pacific 7.6 SL
1863 Halichoeres ornatissimus Ornamented wrasse Pacific Ocean 18 TL
1995 Halichoeres pallidus Pale wrasse Pacific Ocean 10 TL
1839 Halichoeres papilionaceus Weed wrasse Western Central Pacific 12 TL
1849 Halichoeres pardaleocephalus Lineblotch wrasse Indo-West Pacific 11.2 SL
1982 Halichoeres pelicieri Western Indian Ocean 4.9 SL
1913 Halichoeres penrosei Southwest Atlantic 5.6 SL
1860 Halichoeres pictus Rainbow wrasse Western Atlantic 13 TL



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