Taxon profile


Brown Bird Wrasse
Gomphosus varius Lacépède, 1801

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

Scientific synonyms

Gomphosus cepedianus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840
Gomphosus nasutus Parkinson in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840
Gomphosus notostigma Bleeker, 1862
Gomphosus pacificus Seale, 1901
Gomphosus pectoralis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Gomphosus sandvicensis Günther, 1862
Thalassoma stuckiae Whitley, 1959
Gomphosus tricolor Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Gomphosus undulatus Streets, 1877

Other names

= Bird Wrasse
= Bird-nose Wrasse
= Birdfish
= Olive Club-nosed Wrasse

Least Concern



Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5626]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/10223]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Gomphosus varius Lacepède, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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