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Thalassoma robertsoni
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Thalassoma robertsoni

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Thalassoma grammaticum
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Thalassoma virens
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Thalassoma virens

Thalassoma robertsoni
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Thalassoma robertsoni
Thalassoma robertsoni
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Thalassoma robertsoni

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Thalassoma lucasanum
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Thalassoma lucasanum

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Thalassoma lucasanum
Thalassoma grammaticum
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Thalassoma grammaticum

Thalassoma
© Copyright Gerald Allen, 2006 · 0
Thalassoma
Kinds
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Overview
Main identification features
  • elongate, fusiform
  • d: viii
  • canines at front both jaws
  • ll: abruptly bent
THALASSOMA

WRASSES

Elongate, compressed body; 1 pair canines at front of top jaw, 1-2 pairs on bottom; preopercle edge smooth; VIII dorsal spines; lateral line unbroken, but bends abruptly down near end of soft dorsal fin.

A circumtropical genus contains 26 species; with 4 endemic and 1 Indo-Pacific species in our region.


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