Cirrhilabrus sanguineus

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Cirrhilabrus sanguineus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Labriformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Cirrhilabrus
C. sanguineus
Binomial name
Cirrhilabrus sanguineus
Cornic, 1987

Cirrhilabrus sanguineus, the red-blotched fairy-wrasse,[2] is a species of wrasse native to the coral reefs of the Mauritius. This species can reach a standard length of 6.7 cm (2.6 in).[3] It occurs at depths from 40 to 60 m (130 to 200 ft). It can be found in the aquarium trade.[1]


  1. ^ a b Rocha, L. & Pollard, D. (2010). "Cirrhilabrus sanguineus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T187590A8576388. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T187590A8576388.en. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Cirrhilabrus sanguineus – Red Blotched Fairy Wrasse Collected in Mauritius". Reefbuilders Inc. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Cirrhilabrus sanguineus" in FishBase. April 2006 version.