Cirrhilabrus

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Cirrhilabrus
Cirrhilabrus claire male.jpg
Cirrhilabrus claire
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Cirrhilabrus katoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Cirrhilabrus
Temminck & Schlegel, 1845
Type species
Cirrhilabrus temminckii
Bleeker, 1853
Synonyms

Cheilinoides Bleeker, 1851
Cirrhilabrichthys Klausewitz, 1976
Neocirrhilabrus Cheng & Wang, 1979

Cirrhilabrus is a genus of fish in the family Labridae native to reefs in the Indian and Pacific Ocean, commonly kept in aquaria.[1]

Species[edit]

There are currently 55 recognized species in this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schultz, H.C. III (2008). "The Fairy Wrasses: Cirrhilabrus spp.". Reefkeeping. Reef Central, LLC. 
  2. ^ a b Victor, B.C. (2016): Two new species in the spike-fin fairy-wrasse species complex (Teleostei: Labridae: Cirrhilabrus) from the Indian Ocean. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 23: 21–50.
  3. ^ Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2012): Reef Fishes of the East Indies. Universitiy of Hawai'i Press. Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research. 1292pp. ISBN 978-0-9872600-0-0.
  4. ^ Allen, G.R. & Hammer, M.P. (2016): Cirrhilabrus hygroxerus, a new species of fairy wrasse (Pisces: Labridae) from the Timor Sea, northern Australia. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 22: 41–52.
  5. ^ Tea, Y.-K., Senou, H. & Greene, B.D. (2016): Cirrhilabrus isosceles, a new species of wrasse (Teleostei: Labridae) from the Ryukyu Archipelago and the Philippines, with notes on the C. lunatus complex. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 21: 18-37.
  6. ^ a b Allen, G.R., Erdmann, M.V. & Dailami, M. (2015): Cirrhilabrus marinda, a new species of wrasse (Pisces: Labridae) from eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 15: 1–15.
  7. ^ Walsh, F. & Tanaka, H. (2012): Cirrhilabrus nahackyi, a new wrasse (Perciformes; Labridae) from the South Pacific. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 18 (1): 1-8.
  8. ^ Walsh, F. (2014): Cirrhilabrus squirei, a new wrasse (Perciformes; Labridae) from the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea, Australia. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 20 (3): 123-130.