Scale-rayed wrasse

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Scale-rayed wrasse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Acantholabrus
Valenciennes, 1839
Species: A. palloni
Binomial name
Acantholabrus palloni
(A. Risso, 1810)
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Map of the range of Acantholabrus palloni
  • Lutjanus palloni A. Risso, 1810
  • Labrus palloni (A. Risso, 1810)
  • Crenilabrus luscus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Labrus pallidus Nardo, 1824
  • Acantholabrus imbricatus R. T. Lowe, 1839
  • Acantholabrus couchii Valenciennes, 1839
  • Acantholabrus couchi Valenciennes, 1839

The scale-rayed wrasse, Acantholabrus palloni, is a species of wrasse native to the eastern Atlantic Ocean where it occurs from Norway to Gabon (including the various eastern Atlantic island groups) and in the Mediterranean Sea and the Adriatic Sea. This species can be found on reefs at depths of from 30 to 500 m (98 to 1,640 ft). It can reach a length of 25 cm (9.8 in). It is a commercially important food fish. It is currently the only known member of its genus.[2]


  1. ^ Pollard, D. 2010. Acantholabrus palloni. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <>. Downloaded on 27 October 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Acantholabrus palloni" in FishBase. August 2013 version.