Taxon profile


African Rainbow Wrasse
Coris julis (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Labridae - wrasses »  genus Coris

Scientific synonyms

Coris festiva (Valenciennes, 1839)
Coris speciosa (Risso, 1827)
Coris taeniatus Steindachner, 1863
Julis azorensis Fowler, 1919
Julis festiva Valenciennes, 1839
Julis julis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Julis mediterranea Risso, 1827
Julis melanura Lowe, 1839
Julis speciosa Risso, 1827
Julis vulgaris Fleming, 1828

Other names

= Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse
= Mediterranean Rainbowfish

Least Concern



Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [58]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/6076]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Coris julis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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