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Anampses elegans (Elegant wrasse).gif
Elegant wrasse, (A. elegans)
(male above, female below)
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Anampses
Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Type species
Anampses cuvier
Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
  • Ampheces D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1902
  • Anampsodax Bleeker, 1874
  • Pseudanampses Bleeker, 1862

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


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


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