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Macropharyngodon meleagris (Valenciennes, 1839)
LEOPARD WRASSE
Blackspotted Wrasse; Eastern Leopard Wrasse; Reticulated Wrasse; Julis meleagris Valenciennes, 1839

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Perciformes  
 Family Labridae  
 Genus Macropharyngodon  
  Macropharyngodon meleagris    (Valenciennes, 1839) 
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Synonyms: Halichoeres nigropunctatus Julis meleagris Leptojulis pardalis Macropharyngodon meliagris Macropharyngodon pardalis Platyglossus nigromaculatus Wetmorella nigropunctata   details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993) Fishbase(2006) Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1.. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text)
Name Code: 381998
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Macropharyngodon meleagris (Valenciennes , 1839)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Corinae
Etymology: Macropharyngodon: Greek, makros = great + Greek, pharyngx = pharynx + Greek,odous = teeth (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Valenciennes .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 1602 ), usually 0 - 30 m (Ref. 27115 ).   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 27115 ); 30°N - 30°S, 94°E - 124°W

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Indo-Pacific: Cocos-Keeling Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean to western Pacific and islands of Oceania.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9823 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 11; Vertebrae : 25. Color in life of young and females whitish to greenish with irregular black spots; males orange-red with greenish yellow spots (edged in blue and black, per scale); head spotted and banded. Anterior lateral line scales with 2-4 pores. Pelvic fins short, not reaching anus.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits subtidal reef flats and outer lagoon and seaward reefs (Ref. 1602 ). Usually in areas with mixed sand, rubble, and coral (Ref. 9710 ). Feeds mainly on gastropods, other hard-shelled prey (Ref. 9823 ), and foraminiferans (Ref. 37816 ). Rarely marketed. Minimum depth reported from Ref. 27115.

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Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205 ).

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Randall, J.E. , 1978. A revision of the Indo-Pacific labrid fish genus Macropharyngodon , with descriptions of five new species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 28(4):742-770. (Ref. 2694 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 23 February 2009

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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