Ten-tooth Wrasse, Decodon pacificus (Kamohara 1952)

A Ten-tooth Wrasse, Decodon pacificus, from Taiwan. Source: K.-T. Shao, Academia Sinica / Fish Database of Taiwan. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

A poorly known wrasse found off northern Queensland.

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Ten-tooth Wrasse, Decodon pacificus (Kamohara 1952)

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Recorded in Australia from off Dunk Island, Queensland. The species occurs elsewhere in the Western Pacific - Japan and Taiwan.


Dianne J. Bray

Ten-tooth Wrasse, Decodon pacificus (Kamohara 1952)


Gomon, M.F. 1997. Relationships of fishes of the labrid tribe Hypsigenyini. Bulletin of Marine Science 60(3): 789-871.

Masuda, H., Amaoka, K., Araga, C., Uyeno, T. & Yoshino, T. (eds) 1984. The Fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Tokyo : Tokai University Press Vol. 1–2 437 pp.

Russell, B. 2010. Decodon pacificus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 26 March 2015.

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CAAB Code:37384101

Conservation:Data Deficient

Depth:200-220 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:16 cm SL

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