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Gomphosus varius  Lacepède, 1801

Bird wrasse
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses)
Etymology: Gomphosus: Greek, gomphos = nail; also molar tooth.   More on author: Lacepède.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 1 - 35 m (Ref. 90102), usually 2 - 30 m (Ref. 27115).   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115), preferred ?; 30°N - 30°S, 43°E - 143°W

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Indo-Pacific: Cocos-Keeling to the Hawaiian, Marquesas and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to Rowley Shoals in the eastern Indian Ocean and Lord Howe and Rapa islands. Replaced by Gomphosus caeruleus in the Indian Ocean (Ref. 37816). Hybrid with Thalassoma lunare documented from Cassini Island, Western Australia and reported from the Great Barrier Reef; with Thalassoma duperrey, observed from Hawaii (Ref. 57557).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 9823)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 13; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 11. Identified by long snout when adult and distinguished by color or geography from its sibling G. caeruleus (Ref. 48636). Small juveniles lack the elongate snout (Ref. 37816).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

A solitary species (Ref. 90102) found in coral-rich areas of lagoon and seaward reefs to a depth of at least 30 m (Ref. 1602, 58302). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Feeds mainly on small benthic crustaceans, sometimes on small fishes, brittle stars, and mollusks (Ref. 2334).

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

Oviparous, 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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