Labroides

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Labroides
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Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (L. dimidiatus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Labroides
Bleeker, 1851
Type species
Labroides paradiseus
Bleeker, 1851
Synonyms
  • Fissilabrus Kner, 1860
  • Fowlerella J. L. B. Smith, 1957

Labroides is a genus of wrasses native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans. This genus is collectively known as cleaner wrasses and its species are cleaner fish.[1]

Species[edit]

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

A bicolor cleaner wrasse (Labroides bicolor) cleaning Mulloidichthys flavolineatus.

References[edit]

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