Black-spotted parrotfish

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Black-spotted parrotfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Austrolabrus
Steindachner, 1884
Species: A. maculatus
Binomial name
Austrolabrus maculatus
(W. J. Macleay, 1881)
Synonyms
  • Labrichthys maculata W. J. Macleay, 1881

The black-spotted parrotfish, Austrolabrus maculatus, is a species of wrasse native to the coast of southern Australia, where it is found in inshore waters at depths of from 10 to 40 metres (33 to 131 ft). This species grows to a length of 12.6 cm (5.0 in). This species is the only known member of its genus.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russell, B. 2010. Austrolabrus maculatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. <www.iucnredlist.org Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 31 October 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Austrolabrus maculatus" in FishBase. August 2013 version.