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lexID: 8184 AphiaID: 275773 Scientific: Halichoeres malpelo German: Lippfisch English: Malpelo Wrasse Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > malpelo (Species) Initial determination: Allen & Robertson, 1992 Occurrence: Columbia, Endemic species, Malpelo Island Sea depth: 1 - 20 Meter Size: up to 5.91" (15 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Copepods, Invertebrates, Mysis, Schrimps, Zoobenthos, 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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Allen & Robertson, 1992
Very special thanks for the first four photos of Halichoeres malpelo to Dr. Ross Robertson, Australia.
Halichoeres malpelo can be found over coarse sand and gravel substrate between depths of seven and 20 metes, the wrasse lives endemic around Malpelo Island, an island about 310 miles away from Columbia.
There are less informations about this wrasse.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > Halichoeres malpelo (Species)
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