Diagonal-lined wrasse, White-banded possum wrasse, Whitebanded sharpnose wrasse, White-barred pigmy wrasse
Wetmorella albofasciatais commonly referred to as Diagonal-lined wrasse, White-banded possum wrasse, Whitebanded sharpnose wrasse, White-barred pigmy wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 1959 AphiaID: 219069 Scientific: Wetmorella albofasciata German: Höhlenlippfisch English: Diagonal-lined Wrasse, White-banded Possum Wrasse, Whitebanded Sharpnose Wrasse, White-barred Pigmy Wrasse Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Wetmorella (Genus) > albofasciata (Species) Initial determination: Schultz & Marshall, 1954 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Bali, Christmas Islands, Comores, East Africa, Fiji, Flores, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Japan, Java, Kenya, Lombok, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Samoa, Sumatra, Tahiti, Tansania, The Bangai Archipelago, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 8 - 42 Meter Size: up to 2.36" (6 cm) Temperature: 69.8 °F - 78.8 °F (21°C - 26°C) Food: Brine Shrimps, Lobster eggs, Mysis, Zooplankton Tank: 22 gal (~ 100L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Schultz & Marshall, 1954
Body of adults when fresh grayish brown, becoming reddish brown on mid side and ventrally on some specimens. Head with narrow, diagonal pale bands radiating from the orbit; iris bluish with reddish inner rim and an upper and lower streak of pale yellow. A large black spot covering more than half of pelvic fin. One predorsal bone.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Wetmorella (Genus) > Wetmorella albofasciata (Species)
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