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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Cheilininae
Genus: Pteragogus

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Pteragogus aurigarius (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus aurigarius
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Pteragogus clarkae Randall, 2013

Photo by Photo by O'Hara, S.
 
Pteragogus clarkae
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pteragogus cryptus Randall, 1981

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus cryptus
[Cryptic wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pteragogus enneacanthus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Pteragogus enneacanthus
[Cockerel wrasse]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pteragogus flagellifer (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus flagellifer
[Cocktail wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pteragogus guttatus (Fowler & Bean, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus guttatus
[Sneaky wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pteragogus pelycus Randall, 1981

Photo by Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Pteragogus pelycus
[Sideburn wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pteragogus taeniops (Peters, 1855)

Photo by Photo by King, D.R.
 
Pteragogus taeniops
[Cheekbar wrasse]



Red Sea
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Pteragogus trispilus Randall, 2013

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus trispilus
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Pteragogus variabilis Randall, 2013

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Pteragogus variabilis
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10 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pteragogus aurigarius Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1845
Pteragogus clarkae Western Indian Ocean 6.5 SL 2013
Pteragogus cryptus Cryptic wrasse Indo-West Pacific 9.5 TL 1981
Pteragogus enneacanthus Cockerel wrasse Western Pacific 15 TL 1853
Pteragogus flagellifer Cocktail wrasse Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1839
Pteragogus guttatus Sneaky wrasse Western Central Pacific 9 TL 1928
Pteragogus pelycus Sideburn wrasse Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1981
Pteragogus taeniops Cheekbar wrasse Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1855
Pteragogus trispilus Red Sea 7.9 SL 2013
Pteragogus variabilis Indian Ocean 5.8 SL 2013



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