Genus Terelabrus


Summary:
A small slender wrasse genus with the following combination of characters: body elongate, head and anterior body cylindrical (body depth 12.9–17.4 % SL); eye large (orbit diameter 6.5–10.7 % SL); interorbital space nearly flat; two pairs of large canine teeth anteriorly in each jaw; dorsal fin with 10 spines and 11 soft rays; anal fin with 3 spines and 12 soft rays; and lateral line continuous with a smooth curve.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2018

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Terelabrus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 03 Jun 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/genus/1666

References


Fukui, Y. & Motomura, H. 2015. A new species of deepwater wrasse (Labridae: Terelabrus) from the western Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa 4040(5): 559–568. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4040.5.4

Fukui, Y. & Motomura, H. 2016. Terelabrus flavocephalus sp. nov., a new hogfish (Perciformes: Labridae) from the Maldives, Indian Ocean. Ichthyological Research 63(4): 529-535. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10228-016-0523-x

Randall, J.E. & P. Fourmanoir. 1998. Terelabrus rubrovittatus, a new genus and species of labrid fish from New Caledonia and New Guinea. Bulletin of Marine Science 62(1): 247-252. PDF Open access