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lexID: 8037 AphiaID: 273589 Scientific: Thalassoma robertsoni German: Lippfisch English: Thalassoma Robertsoni Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > robertsoni (Species) Initial determination: Allen, 1995 Occurrence: Clipperton Island, Endemic species Sea depth: 1 - 60 Meter Size: up to 3.07" (7.8 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Amphipods, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Krill, Mysis, Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2015-02-23 21:33:57
Last edit: 2019-01-01 17:28:38
Special thanks for the first three photos to Dr. Gerry R. Allen!
This wrasse was named in honor of Dr. D. Ross Robertson of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute for his contributions to the knowledge of reef fishes of both the eastern Pacific and Caribbean regions.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > Thalassoma robertsoni (Species)
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