Gomphosus

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Gomphosus
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Green birdmouth wrasse (G. caeruleus) (top)
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Bird wrasse (G. varius)
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Gomphosus

Type species
Gomphosus caeruleus
Lacépède, 1801
Synonyms
  • Acarauna Sevastianoff, 1802
  • Elops Commerson, 1801 (Pre-occupied)
  • Elops Bonaparte, 1831

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

Species[edit]

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

References[edit]

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