Blue Razorfish (species: Iniistius pavo) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Iniistius pavo
Blue Razorfish


©Alex Vail: Juvenile Iniistius pavo about 6 cm long at Cod Hole near Lizard Island.

©Catheline Froehlich: Juvenile Iniistius pavo at Crystal Beach, Lizard Island, in February 2020.

©Anne Hoggett: A juvenile Iniistius pavo at North Point, Lizard Island, depth 18-21 m.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Iniistius
Species Iniistius pavo

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 35 cm (Length according to Allen et al, 2003)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Humann, P. and N. Deloach (2010). Reef Creature Identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Other references

  • Wainwright, P.C., D.R. Bellwood, M.W. Westneat, J.R. Grubich and A.S. Hoey (2004). A functional morphospace for the skull of labrid fishes: patterns of diversity in a complex biomechanical system, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 82: 1-25. LIRS catalog number 872.