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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassoma bifasciatum (Bloch, 1791) 
AphiaID: 159786

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCorinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassoma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassoma Swainson, 1839
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJulis nitida Günther, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLabrus bifasciatus Bloch, 1791
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassoma bisfaciatum (Bloch, 1791) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassoma nitida (Günther, 1862)
Sources  basis of record Fishbase, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbluehead  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcara de cotorra  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (62 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (40 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (244 nucleotides; 48 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds mainly on zooplankton and small benthic animals, but may also feed on ectoparasites of other fishes  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: 42.4°N to Bermuda, Florida (USA), southeastern Gulf of Mexico and throughout the Caribbean Sea to northern South America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Inhabits reef areas, inshore bays and seagrass beds. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, aquariumfish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawn at midday throughout the year  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159786
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Thalassoma bifasciatum (Bloch, 1791). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159786 on 2014-09-21
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