Inscribed wrasse

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Notolabrus inscriptus
Green wrasse.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Notolabrus
Species: N. inscriptus
Binomial name
Notolabrus inscriptus
(J. Richardson, 1848)
  • Labrus inscriptus J. Richardson, 1848
  • Labrichthys inscripta (J. Richardson, 1848)
  • Pseudolabrus inscriptus (J. Richardson, 1848)
  • Tautoga inscripta J. Richardson, 1848 (ambiguous)

The inscribed wrasse, Notolabrus inscriptus, is a species of wrasse native to eastern Australia including Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island, the Kermadec Islands, and the northeast coast of the North Island in New Zealand. This species can be found around kelp beds on rocky reefs at depths around 17 m (56 ft). It can reach 50 cm (20 in) in standard length.[2]


  1. ^ Russell, B. 2010. Notolabrus inscriptus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. < Archived 2014-06-27 at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 13 November 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Notolabrus inscriptus" in FishBase. August 2013 version.