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Halichoeres kallochroma  (Bleeker, 1853)

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Halichoeres kallochroma
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Corinae
Etymology: Halichoeres: Greek, als, alis = salt + Greek, choiros = pig (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Eastern Indian Ocean: Mentawai Islands and off southwestern Thailand.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48636)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

The male has a lined body pattern and the tail has numerous thin lines across. The female is almost identical to H. leucurus but has a white spot below the ocellus on the caudal fin base that is only shown in juveniles of H. leucurus, and yellowish lips (Ref. 48636).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs on rubble-algae reef flats and in seagrass habitats. Very similar to H. leucurus and at some stage was thought to be the same (Ref. 48636).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Westneat, Mark | Collaborators

Parenti, P. and J.E. Randall, 2000. An annotated checklist of the species of the labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyol. Bull. J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. (68):1-97. (Ref. 35918)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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