Cirrhilabrus johnsoni Randall, 1988
Johnson's wrasse
photo by Johnson, J.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Cheilininae
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 18 - 28 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Marshall Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 11-11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 9-9
Biology:  Found over dense algal beds of deep lagoons. Feeds on zooplankton 1-2 m above the bottom (Ref. 9710).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 July 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 17.12.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 19.08.03

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