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lexID: 9855 AphiaID: 1318195 Scientific: Halichoeres gurrobyi German: Lippfisch English: Blacksaddle Wrasse Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > gurrobyi (Species) Initial determination: Victor, 2016 Occurrence: Endemic species, Mauritius, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 12 - 22 Meter Size: up to 3.54" (9 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Zooplankton Tank: 158.38 gal (~ 720L) 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: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2016-07-18 22:17:21
Last edit: 2018-12-26 11:16:24
Very special thanks for the frist photo of Halichoeres gurrobyi to Dr. Benjamin Victor.
Dr. Victor found this new wrasse at Mauritius in 2016.
The wrasse was named in honor of Chabiraj (Yam) Gurroby, in recognition of his 35 years of efforts in observing and collecting the fishes of Mauritius.
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Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > Halichoeres gurrobyi (Species)
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