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Anampses neoguinaicus  Bleeker, 1878

New Guinea wrasse
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Corinae
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Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 4 - 30 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical, preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Pacific: Philippines and Taiwan to Fiji, north to the Izu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia. Recently recorded from Tonga (Ref. 53797).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 9823)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 9; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 11-13; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 11 - 13. Head spotted. Color of females black dorsally, blue spotted, becoming yellowish white on sides and white ventrally; opercle with a large black ocellus; anal fin with a broad black band. Male form blackish dorsally with light blue dots, shading gradually to light yellowish green; each body scale with vertical light blue line; upper half of head dark reddish with dark-edged blue bands radiating from eye; anal fins with several longitudinal bands on a broad orange zone; caudal fin with vertical stripes. Dorsal spines pungent.

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

An inshore species inhabiting shallow coral reefs (Ref. 9823), with patches of sand and rubble (Ref. 37816), also along upper part of slopes and on reef crests with Acropora corals. Adults occur in small loose groups of females with dominant male nearby. Juveniles occur solitary in corals (Ref. 48636). Feed on benthic invertebrates. Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Occasionally seen in fish markets and aquarium trade.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Westneat, Mark | Collaboratori

Westneat, M.W., 2001. Labridae. Wrasses, hogfishes, razorfishes, corises, tuskfishes. p. 3381-3467. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9823)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Pesca: scarso interesse commerciale; Acquario: Commerciale
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