Labropsis australis Southern tubelip
Labropsis australisis commonly referred to as Southern tubelip. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
- Labropsis australis
- Southern Tubelip
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Labropsis (Genus) > australis (Species)
- Initial determination:
- Randall, 1981
- Australia, Coral sea, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam
- Sea depth:
- 2 - 55 Meter
- up to 3.15" (8 cm)
- 68 °F - 30,1 °F (20°C - 30,1°C)
- Coral polyps = corallivorous, Crustaceans, Mucus, Zooplankton
- Not suitable for home aquaria!
- Not available as offspring
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Least concern (LC)
- Related species at
Catalog of Life:
- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2015-03-30 18:51:37
- 2018-12-31 14:23:38
The Southern Tubelip inhabits shallow reef areas with high coral cover, adults feed on coral polyps while juveniles take ectoparasites and possibly mucus of other reef fishes!
So the beauty have to stay where it is, in the wild, no wrasse for reef-tanks.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Labropsis (Genus) > Labropsis australis (Species)
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