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Pseudolabrus rubicundus  (Macleay, 1881)

Rosy wrasse
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses)
Etymology: Pseudolabrus: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, labrax = a fish, Dicentrarchus labrax (Ref. 45335);  rubicundus: From the Latin 'psittacus' meaning parrot, referring to the local (Tasmanian) name for parrot fish (Ref. 12965).

Issue
Species incertae sedis in Labridae according to Allen et al. (2006: Ref. 75154). This species is uncertain in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Jul. 2010: Ref. 84883). Please send references, or more studies are needed.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 220 m (Ref. 9563).   Temperate, preferred ?

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Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from southern Western Australia to New South Wales, including Tasmania.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm SL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on rocky reefs (Ref. 9563).

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

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

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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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