Taxon profile


Clown Coris
Coris aygula Lacépède, 1801

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

Scientific synonyms

Coris angulata Lacépède, 1801
Coris angulatus Lacépède, 1801
Coris cyanea Macleay, 1883
Coris imbris Tanaka, 1918
Coris variegata Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887
Hemicoris cingulum (Lacépède, 1801)
Julis cingulum Valenciennes, 1839
Julis coris Valenciennes, 1839
Julis gibbifrons Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Julis ruppelii Bennett, 1831

Other names

= Clown Wrasse
= False Clownwrasse
= Hump-headed Wrasse
= Humphead Wrasse
= Redthroated Rainbowfish

IUCN category:Least Concern


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/6062]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Coris aygula Lacepède, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5624]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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