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Labrichthys unilineatus Tubelip wrasse,Onelined wrasse, Tube-mouth wrasse


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lexID:
2513 
AphiaID:
219013 
Scientific:
Labrichthys unilineatus 
German:
Lippfisch 
English:
Tubelip Wrasse,Onelined Wrasse, Tube-mouth Wrasse 
Category:
Wrasses 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Labrichthys (Genus) > unilineatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Guichenot, ), 1847 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, China, Christmas Islands, East Africa, Fiji, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna 
Sea depth:
0 - 20 Meter 
Size:
5.91" - 6.69" (15cm - 17cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Coral polyps = corallivorous, Food specialist 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-28 10:15:55 

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(Guichenot, 1847)

Found near branching corals and feeds on its coral polyps, particularly staghorn Acropora. Inhabits shallow lagoon and semi-protected seaward reefs with high coral cover.

Synonyms:
Chaerojulis castaneus Kner & Steindachner, 1867
Cossyphus unilineatus Guichenot, 1847
Labrichthys cyanotaenia Bleeker, 1854
Labrichthys unilineata (Guichenot, 1847)
Labrichtys unilineatus (Guichenot, 1847)
Thysanocheilus ornatus Kner, 1865

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Labrichthys (Genus) > Labrichthys unilineatus (Species)

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