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Parrotfish
Thalassoma purpureum (Forsskål, 1775)

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

Scientific synonyms

Scarus purpureus Forsskål, 1775
Thalassoma purpurea (Forsskål, 1775)
Thalassoma semicaeruleus (Rüppell, 1835)
Julis semicoeruleus Rüppell, 1835
Thalassoma semicoeruleus (Rüppell, 1835)
Thalassoma umbrostigma (Rüppell, 1835)
Julis umbrostygma Rüppell, 1835
Thalassoma umbrostygma (Rüppell, 1835)

Other names

= Purple Wrasse
= Rainbow Wrasse
= Red and Green Wrasse

Least Concern

Images

Thalassoma purpureum - Parrotfish

Author: Petr Čech

Thalassoma purpureum - Parrotfish

Author: Petr Čech

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5647]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/26693]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Thalassoma purpureum (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [187746]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Thalassoma purpureum (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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