Taxon profile


Ornate Wrasse
Thalassoma pavo (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Labrus pavo Linnaeus, 1758
Chlorichthys pavo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Julis pavo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Julis blochii Valenciennes, 1839
Julis turcica lemniscata Lowe, 1843
Thalassoma pavo lemniscata (Lowe, 1843)
Labrus leo Rafinesque, 1810
Julis unimaculata lineolata Lowe, 1841
Thalassoma parvo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Julis squamismarginatus Bowdich, 1825

Other names

= Parrotfish

Least Concern


Thalassoma pavo - Ornate Wrasse

Author: Jan Ševčík

Thalassoma pavo - Ornate Wrasse

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2500]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26692]

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

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