Choat's Wrasse (species: Macropharyngodon choati) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Macropharyngodon choati
Choat's Wrasse


©Victor Huertas: Macropharyngodon choati at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.

©Victor Huertas: Macropharyngodon choati at Big Vicki''s Reef, Lizard Island.

©Renato Morais: Macropharyngodon choati on the exposed side of Palfrey Island, Lizard Island Group.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Macropharyngodon
Species Macropharyngodon choati

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 10 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

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, 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.