Goldbar wrasse

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Goldbar wrasse
Thalassoma hebraicum Réunion.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Thalassoma
Species: T. hebraicum
Binomial name
Thalassoma hebraicum
(Lacépède, 1801)
Synonyms
  • Labrus hebraicus Lacépède, 1801

The goldbar wrasse (Thalassoma hebraicum) is a species of wrasse native to the western Indian Ocean, where it inhabits reef environments at depths from 1 to 30 m (3.3 to 98.4 ft). This species can grow to 23 cm (9.1 in) in total length. It is a target of local traditional fisheries and can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pollard, D. & Cabanban, A. 2010. Thalassoma hebraicum. 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 17 November 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Thalassoma hebraicum" in FishBase. October 2013 version.