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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835 
AphiaID: 218945

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 editorCheilininae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilinus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilinus Lacepède, 1802
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilinus undulates Rüppell, 1835 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelinus godeffroyi Günther, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelinus mertensii Valenciennes, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelinus rostratus Cartier, 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835 (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhumphead wrasse  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHatschekia napoleoni Jones J.B. & Cabral, 1990 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (10 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (39 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 (126 nucleotides; 37 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits steep outer reef slopes, channel slopes, and on lagoon reefs from 2 to at least 60 m (Ref. 1602). Usually solitary but may occur in pairs (Ref. 1602). Juveniles are encountered in coral-rich areas of lagoon reefs, where staghorn @Acropora@ corals abound (Ref. 1602). Primary food are molluscs, fishes, sea urchins, crustaceans, and other invertebrates. One of the few predators of toxic animals such as sea hares, boxfishes and crown- of- thorns starfish (Ref. 1602). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:218945
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Cheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835. 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=218945 on 2014-09-22
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