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Family: Labridae Wrasses



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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Acantholabrus palloni (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Photo by Svensen, E.
 
Acantholabrus palloni
[Scale-rayed wrasse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 175 cm TL
Achoerodus gouldii (Richardson, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Achoerodus gouldii
[Western blue groper]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Achoerodus viridis (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Yau, B.
 
Achoerodus viridis
[Eastern blue groper]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Ammolabrus dicrus Randall & Carlson, 1997

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Ammolabrus dicrus
[Sand wrasse]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Anampses caeruleopunctatus Rüppell, 1829

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses caeruleopunctatus
[Bluespotted wrasse]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Anampses chrysocephalus Randall, 1958

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses chrysocephalus
[Red tail wrasse]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Anampses cuvier Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses cuvier
[Pearl wrasse]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Anampses elegans Ogilby, 1889

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses elegans
[Elegant wrasse]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Anampses femininus Randall, 1972

Photo by Photo by Pereira, P.H.C.
 
Anampses femininus
[Blue-striped orange tamarin]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Anampses geographicus Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Anampses geographicus
[Geographic wrasse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Anampses lennardi Scott, 1959

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses lennardi
[Blue-and-yellow wrasse]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Anampses lineatus Randall, 1972

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses lineatus
[Lined wrasse]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Anampses melanurus Bleeker, 1857

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Anampses melanurus
[White-spotted wrasse]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Anampses meleagrides Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Anampses meleagrides
[Spotted wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Anampses neoguinaicus Bleeker, 1878

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Anampses neoguinaicus
[New Guinea wrasse]