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Labrus brasiliensis (non Bloch, 1791)
Misapplied name for Halichoeres radiatus (non Bloch, 1791)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Labrus; Species: brasiliensis; (non Bloch, 1791)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Valid species from Gasparini & Floeter (Ref. 40849).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Name from Latin 'labrum' for lip, rim or edge; referring to the big lips of the fishes of the genus (from Ovid and Pliny according to Petrus Artedi).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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