Halichoeres socialisis commonly referred to as Social Wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 9985 AphiaID: 275800 Scientific: Halichoeres socialis German: (Sozialer) Junkerlippfisch English: Social Wrasse Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > socialis (Species) Initial determination: Randall & Lobel, 2003 Occurrence: Belize, Endemic species Sea depth: 0 - 10 Meter Size: 1.57" - 1.97" (4cm - 5cm) Temperature: 32 °F - 82.4 °F (0°C - 28°C) Food: Zooplankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Endangered (EN) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2016-10-05 16:56:09
Last edit: 2018-12-26 14:58:26
Randall & Lobel, 2003
Halichoeres socialis is endemic to the Pelican Keys in Belize, Belize Barrier Reef World Heritage Site
The Social Wrasse is very likely suffering rapid declines due to predation by the invasive Lionfish (Pterois volitans) on both adults and juveniles!
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > Halichoeres socialis (Species)
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