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lexID: 10272 AphiaID: 273554 Scientific: Coris dorsomacula German: Flossenfleck-Junker English: Pale-barred Coris, Pink-lined Wrasse, Spotfin Coris Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Coris (Genus) > dorsomacula (Species) Initial determination: Fowler, 1908 Occurrence: Australia, Borneo (Kalimantan), Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Islands, Coral sea, Fiji, Flores, Great Barrier Reef, Japan, Komodo (Komodo Island), Malaysia, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, The Bangai Archipelago, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, Togean Islands, Tonga, Western Australia Sea depth: 2 - 40 Meter Size: up to 14.96" (38 cm) Temperature: - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) Food: Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Copepods, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Frozen food (small sorts), Invertebrates, Krill, Living Food, Lobster eggs, Mysis, Oyster eggs, Pellets, Shrimps, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton Tank: 659.94 gal (~ 3000L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2016-12-26 17:37:19
Last edit: 2018-09-10 21:39:42
A greenish wrasse with pinkish to red stripes that break up into spots on the rear of the body, about eight narrow pale vertical pale bars, a black yellow-rimmed spot on the rear of the gill cover, and a small black basal spot on the rear of the dorsal fin.
Juveniles are pale overall with a broad dark stripe and a series of narrow white vertical bars along the sides, and a small black spot on the rear of the dorsal fin.
Found on coral and rocky reefs, inhabiting deep gutters, reef margins and open weedy, rubble and sandy areas.
Likely to feed on micro-zoobenthos.
Source: Fishes of Australia
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Coris (Genus) > Coris bulbifrons (Species)
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