Common name of Hemigymnus melapterus
Common name Labre à grosses lèvres
Language French
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Maldives
Ref. Nouguier, J. and D. Refait, 1990
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Labre' from Latin 'labrum', i.e., lips; used for fish with thick lips and double dentition; also called 'vieille' and 'tourd' (p. 1064 in Ref. 11853); 'lèvres', i.e., lips, from Latin 'labra, labrum' (p. 420 in Ref. 9404).
Entered by Cruz, Tess
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Béarez, Philippe
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