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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses

Genus: Suezichthys

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Suezichthys arquatus Russell, 1985

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Suezichthys arquatus
[Rainbow slender wrasse]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Suezichthys aylingi Russell, 1985

Photo by Photo by Caiger, P.
 
Suezichthys aylingi
[Crimson cleaner fish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Suezichthys bifurcatus
[Striped trawl wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Suezichthys caudavittatus (Steindachner, 1898)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Suezichthys caudavittatus
[Spottail wrasse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Suezichthys cyanolaemus Russell, 1985

Photo by Photo by Good, P.
 
Suezichthys cyanolaemus
[Bluethroat rainbow wrasse]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Suezichthys devisi (Whitley, 1941)

Photo by Photo by Bajol, R.
 
Suezichthys devisi
[Gracilis wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Suezichthys gracilis (Steindachner & Döderlein, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Suezichthys gracilis
[Slender wrasse]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Suezichthys notatus
[Northern rainbow wrasse]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Suezichthys ornatus (Carmichael, 1819)

Photo by Photo by Scott, S.
 
Suezichthys ornatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Suezichthys rosenblatti
[Spotted rainbow wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Suezichthys russelli Randall, 1981

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Suezichthys russelli
[Russell's wrasse]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Suezichthys soelae
[Soela wrasse]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Suezichthys arquatus Rainbow slender wrasse Western Pacific 13.5 TL 1985
Suezichthys aylingi Crimson cleaner fish Southwest Pacific 11.7 SL 1985
Suezichthys bifurcatus Striped trawl wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 9 TL 1986
Suezichthys caudavittatus Spottail wrasse Western Indian Ocean 12 TL 1898
Suezichthys cyanolaemus Bluethroat rainbow wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 9.7 SL 1985
Suezichthys devisi Gracilis wrasse Indo-Pacific 14 TL 1941
Suezichthys gracilis Slender wrasse Western Pacific 16 TL 1887
Suezichthys notatus Northern rainbow wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 14.2 SL 1958
Suezichthys ornatus Southeast Atlantic 3.9 SL 1819
Suezichthys rosenblatti Spotted rainbow wrasse Eastern Pacific Ocean 7.8 TL 2013
Suezichthys russelli Russell's wrasse Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL 1981
Suezichthys soelae Soela wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 10.3 SL 1985



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