Genus Suezichthys


Summary:
A genus of small colourful, sexually dichromatic wrasses that mostly inhabit temperate and tropical rocky reefs of the Indo-Pacific and south Atlantic oceans. The genus comprises 11 species, 8 of which occur in Australian waters.
Russell & Westneat (2013) included a key to the species of Suezichthys.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Suezichthys in Fishes of Australia, accessed 03 Jun 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/genus/1463

References


Kuiter, R.H. 2002. Fairy & Rainbow Wrasses and their Relatives. Chorleywood, U.K. : TMC Publishing 207 pp.

Russell, B.C. 1985. Revision of the Indo-Pacific labrid fish genus Suezichthys, with descriptions of four new species. Indo-Pacific Fishes 2: 1-21 figs 1-7 pls 1-3

Russell, B.C. & Westneat, M.W. 2013. A new species of Suezichthys (Teleostei: Perciformes: Labridae) from the southeastern Pacific, with a redefinition of the genus and a key to species. Zootaxa 3640(1): 088–094. Abstract

Smith, J.L.B. 1958. Rare fishes from South Africa. South African Journal of Science 1958: 319-323 figs 1-2