Halichoeres insularis Allen & Robertson, 1992
Socorro wrasse
Halichoeres insularis
photo by Robertson, R.

 Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Corinae
 Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 7 - 10 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Revillagigedo Islands.
 Biology:  Fairly abundant over rock and coarse sand substrates. Forms schools of various sizes that move approximately 1 m above the bottom. Too small to be marketed commercially.
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (D2) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 07.07.95

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