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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Cheilininae
Genus: Oxycheilinus

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Oxycheilinus arenatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Oxycheilinus arenatus
[Speckled maori wrasse]

Photo by Bailly, N.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Oxycheilinus bimaculatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Bailly, N.
 
Oxycheilinus bimaculatus
[Two-spot wrasse]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Oxycheilinus celebicus (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Oxycheilinus celebicus
[Celebes wrasse]

Photo by Patzner, R.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Oxycheilinus digramma (Lacepède, 1801)

Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Oxycheilinus digramma
[Cheeklined wrasse]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Oxycheilinus lineatus
[]

Photo by Kochzius, M.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Oxycheilinus mentalis (Rüppell, 1828)

Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Oxycheilinus mentalis
[Mental wrasse]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Oxycheilinus nigromarginatus
[Blackmargin maori wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Oxycheilinus orientalis (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Oxycheilinus orientalis
[Oriental maori wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Oxycheilinus unifasciatus (Streets, 1877)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Oxycheilinus unifasciatus
[Ringtail maori wrasse]
9 Species of Family Labridae with Genus Oxycheilinus
(Wrasses)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1840 Oxycheilinus arenatus Speckled maori wrasse Indo-Pacific 21 TL
1840 Oxycheilinus bimaculatus Two-spot wrasse Indo-Pacific 15 TL
1853 Oxycheilinus celebicus Celebes wrasse Western Pacific 24 TL
1801 Oxycheilinus digramma Cheeklined wrasse Indo-Pacific 40 SL
2003 Oxycheilinus lineatus Eastern Central Pacific 15.9 SL
1828 Oxycheilinus mentalis Mental wrasse Western Indian Ocean 20 TL
2003 Oxycheilinus nigromarginatus Blackmargin maori wrasse Southwest Pacific 11.3 SL
1862 Oxycheilinus orientalis Oriental maori wrasse Indo-West Pacific 20 TL
1877 Oxycheilinus unifasciatus Ringtail maori wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean and 46 TL



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