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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Bodianinae
Genus: Choerodon

(See list of species below)



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28 species (see list below)

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Choerodon albofasciatus
[]

Photo by Cook, D.C.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Choerodon anchorago (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Choerodon anchorago
[Orange-dotted tuskfish]
No picture found
South Pacific
Max. Length 78.1 cm SL

 
Choerodon aurulentus
[Gilded tuskfish]

Photo by Cornish, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Choerodon azurio (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Photo by Cornish, A.
 
Choerodon azurio
[Azurio tuskfish]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Choerodon cauteroma Gomon & Allen, 1987

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Choerodon cauteroma
[Bluespotted tuskfish]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Choerodon cephalotes (Castelnau, 1875)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Choerodon cephalotes
[Purple tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Choerodon cyanodus (Richardson, 1843)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon cyanodus
[Blue tuskfish]
No picture found
Western Central Indian Oc
Max. Length 23.4 cm SL

 
Choerodon cypselurus
[Swallowtail tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Choerodon fasciatus (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon fasciatus
[Harlequin tuskfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Choerodon frenatus
[Bridled tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Choerodon gomoni Allen & Randall, 2002

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon gomoni
[Gomon's tuskfish]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 51.5 cm TL
Choerodon graphicus (De Vis, 1885)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Choerodon graphicus
[Graphic tuskfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Choerodon gymnogenys (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Choerodon gymnogenys
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Choerodon jordani (Snyder, 1908)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon jordani
[Jordan's tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Choerodon margaritiferus Fowler & Bean, 1928

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon margaritiferus
[Pearly tuskfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Choerodon melanostigma
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Choerodon monostigma Ogilby, 1910

Photo by CSIRO
 
Choerodon monostigma
[Dark-spot tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 28.2 cm SL
Choerodon oligacanthus (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon oligacanthus
[White-patch tuskfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Choerodon paynei
[Payne's tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Choerodon robustus (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon robustus
[Robust tuskfish]

Photo by Fairclough, D.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Choerodon rubescens (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Fairclough, D.
 
Choerodon rubescens
[Baldchin groper]

Photo by Banks, I.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Choerodon schoenleinii (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Choerodon schoenleinii
[Blackspot tuskfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean, Som
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Choerodon skaiopygmaeus
[Western pygmy tuskfish]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Choerodon sugillatum
[Wedge-tailed tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Choerodon venustus (De Vis, 1884)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon venustus
[Venus tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Choerodon vitta Ogilby, 1910

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon vitta
[Redstripe tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Choerodon zamboangae (Seale & Bean, 1907)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon zamboangae
[Purple eyebrowed tuskfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Choerodon zosterophorus (Bleeker, 1868)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Choerodon zosterophorus
[Zoster wrasse]
28 Species of Family Labridae with Genus Choerodon
(Wrasses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2017 Choerodon albofasciatus Indo-West Pacific 15.2 SL
1791 Choerodon anchorago Orange-dotted tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 50 TL
2017 Choerodon aurulentus Gilded tuskfish South Pacific 78.1 SL
1901 Choerodon azurio Azurio tuskfish Western Pacific 40 TL
1987 Choerodon cauteroma Bluespotted tuskfish Eastern Indian Ocean 36 TL
1875 Choerodon cephalotes Purple tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 38 TL
1843 Choerodon cyanodus Blue tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 70 TL
2017 Choerodon cypselurus Swallowtail tuskfish Western Central Indian Oc 23.4 SL
1867 Choerodon fasciatus Harlequin tuskfish Western Pacific 30 TL
1910 Choerodon frenatus Bridled tuskfish Western Central Pacific
2002 Choerodon gomoni Gomon's tuskfish Western Central Pacific 10.3 SL
1885 Choerodon graphicus Graphic tuskfish Western Pacific 51.5 TL
1867 Choerodon gymnogenys Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1908 Choerodon jordani Jordan's tuskfish Western Pacific 17 TL
1928 Choerodon margaritiferus Pearly tuskfish Western Central Pacific 11 SL
1928 Choerodon melanostigma Western Central Pacific
1910 Choerodon monostigma Dark-spot tuskfish Western Central Pacific 25 TL
1851 Choerodon oligacanthus White-patch tuskfish Western Central Pacific 28.2 SL
1945 Choerodon paynei Payne's tuskfish Eastern Indian Ocean
1862 Choerodon robustus Robust tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 35 TL
1862 Choerodon rubescens Baldchin groper Eastern Indian Ocean 90 TL
1839 Choerodon schoenleinii Blackspot tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 100 TL
2017 Choerodon skaiopygmaeus Western pygmy tuskfish Western Indian Ocean, Som 13.8 SL
1987 Choerodon sugillatum Wedge-tailed tuskfish Western Pacific 24 TL
1884 Choerodon venustus Venus tuskfish Western Pacific 65 TL
1910 Choerodon vitta Redstripe tuskfish Western Pacific 20 TL
1907 Choerodon zamboangae Purple eyebrowed tuskfish Indo-West Pacific 45 TL
1868 Choerodon zosterophorus Zoster wrasse Western Central Pacific 25 TL



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