Teleostei (teleosts) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Labridae
(Wrasses) > Corinae
Etymology: Pseudojuloides: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, iouis = a fish without identification, perhaps some of genus Coris cited by Plinius + Greek, oides = similar to (Ref. 45335); polackorum: Named for Dennis and Sally Polack, whose underwater photographs first brought attention to this new species; noun in the genitive case (plural)..
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 5 - 20 m. Subtropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri
Southwestern Indian Ocean: from continental African coast from at least Sodwana Bay in Kwa-Zulu-Natal, South Africa to the Kenyan coastline; photos taken from northern Madagascar.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4392)
Depth range (5-20 m) given by B. Victor (pers. comm. 10/18).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Connell, A.D., B.C. Victor and J.E. Randall, 2015. A new species of Pseudojuloides (Perciformes: Labridae) from the south-western Indian Ocean. J. Ocean Sci. Found. 14:49-56. (Ref. 103846)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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