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Halichoeres chloropterus  (Bloch, 1791)

Pastel-green wrasse
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Corinae
Etymology: Halichoeres: Greek, als, alis = salt + Greek, choiros = pig (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 0 - 10 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical, preferred ?; 19°N - 12°S

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Western Central Pacific: Philippines to the Great Barrier Reef (Ref. 2334). Restricted to the Indo-Malayan region in the broad sense.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 19.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9823)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 10-11; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 10 - 11; Ryggkotor: 25. Usually bright green in algae habitat, but pale or with longitudinal dark bands on plain rubble (Ref. 48636). Head of male with intricate reticulate pattern of bands that varies from one individual to another; small blackish spot on anus. Juveniles and females with dark dots dorsally and posteriorly; these are lost in males. Anterior lateral line scales with 1-3 pores; 8-13 suborbital pores. Anterior dorsal and anal soft rays longer than posterior rays; male pelvic fins not reaching the anus.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow protected coral reefs and nearby silty sand and rubble bottoms (Ref. 2334). Feeds mainly on hard-shelled prey, including mollusks, crustaceans and sea urchins (Ref. 9823).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

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Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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