Goldlined Wrasse (species: Coris aurilineata) in Lizard Island area: dubious records (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Coris aurilineata
Goldlined Wrasse
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Coris
Species Coris aurilineata

Distinguishing features

This species does not seem to occur as far north as Lizard Island. The record by Pratchett et al (2001) may be a misidentification.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Pratchett, M.S., N. Gust, G. Goby and S.O. Klanten (2001). Consumption of coral propagules represents a significant trophic link between corals and reef fish, Coral Reefs, 20: 13-17. LIRS catalog number 676.