Thalassoma

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Thalassoma
Thalassoma duperrey.jpg
Saddle wrasse (T. duperrey)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Thalassoma
Swainson, 1839
Type species
Scarus purpureus
Forsskål, 1775
Synonyms
  • Chloricthys Swainson, 1839
  • Bermudichthys Nichols, 1920
  • Pseudojulops Fowler, 1941

Thalassoma is a genus of wrasses native to the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans.[1]

Species[edit]

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Thalassoma in FishBase. October 2013 version.