Genus Thalassoma

A genus of more than 27 species found worldwide in tropical and subtropical reef habitats, usually at depths to 25m.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2018

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Thalassoma in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Jul 2024,


Bernardi, G., Bucciarelli, G., Costagliola, D., Robertson, D.R. & Heiser, J. 2004. Evolution of coral reef fish Thalassoma spp. (Labridae). 1. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography. Marine Biology 144: 369-375. 10.1007/s00227-003-1199-0.