Macropharyngodon geoffroy

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Macropharyngodon geoffroy
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M. geoffroy
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Macropharyngodon geoffroy
Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

Macropharyngodon geoffroy, also known as the Geoffroy's wrasse, is a member of the wrasse family endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.[1] It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a length of 13 cm (5.1 in).[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoover, J.P. (2008). The Ultimate Guide to Hawaiian Reef Fishes, Sea Turtles, Dolphins, Whales, and Seals. Mutual Publishing. p. 342. ISBN 978-1-56647-887-8.
  2. ^ Delrieu-Trottin, E., Williams, J.T. & Planes, S. (2014): Macropharyngodon pakoko, a new species of wrasse (Teleostei: Labridae) endemic to the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. Zootaxa, 3857 (3): 433–443.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Macropharyngodon geoffroy" in FishBase. November 2014 version.