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Blue Wrasse
Thalassoma lunare (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 lunaris Linnaeus, 1758
Thallasoma lunare (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Crescent Wrasse
= Lyretail Wrasse
= Moon Wrasse
= Parrotfish
= Rainbow Fish

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Plectropomus leopardus (Lacépède, 1802) - Blue-dotted Coral-trout, Synodus englemani Schultz, 1953

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26689]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Thalassoma lunare (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5645]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [187381]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Thalassoma lunare (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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