Rockmover wrasse (Novaculichthys taeniourus)

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Rockmover wrasse fact file

Rockmover wrasse description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyLabridae
GenusNovaculichthys (1)

Information on the rockmover wrasse is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
clown wrasse, dragon wrasse, olive-scribbled wrasse, reindeer wrasse.
French
Labre masqué, Mardel, Rason algue.
Spanish
Cuchillo dragón, Doncella alguera, Señorita alguera, Vieja dragón.
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Rockmover wrasse status

The rockmover wrasse is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Rockmover wrasse swimming  
Rockmover wrasse swimming

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