Golden Wrasse (species: Halichoeres chrysus) in ALA: Lizard Island (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Halichoeres chrysus
Golden Wrasse


©Lyle Vail: Halichoeres chrysus at Lizard Island. Black spot on dorsal fin can just be seen in this photo.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Halichoeres
Species Halichoeres chrysus

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 12 cm (Length of specimen)

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.