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

Labrus julis Linnaeus, 1758
Julis julis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Julis azorensis Fowler, 1919
Julis festiva Valenciennes, 1839
Coris festiva (Valenciennes, 1839)
Labrus giofredi Risso, 1810
Julis mediterranea Risso, 1827
Julis melanura Lowe, 1839
Labrus paroticus Linnaeus, 1758
Julis speciosa Risso, 1827

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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