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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Corinae
Genus: Macropharyngodon

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Macropharyngodon bipartitus Rare wrasse Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1957
Macropharyngodon choati Choat's wrasse Western Pacific 7.6 SL 1978
Macropharyngodon cyanoguttatus Western Indian Ocean 11.5 TL 1978
Macropharyngodon geoffroy Geoffroy's wrasse Pacific Ocean 15 TL 1824
Macropharyngodon kuiteri Black leopard wrasse Western Pacific 10 TL 1978
Macropharyngodon marisrubri Western Indian Ocean 9.5 SL 1978
Macropharyngodon meleagris Blackspotted wrasse Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1839
Macropharyngodon moyeri Northwest Pacific 12 TL 1978
Macropharyngodon negrosensis Yellowspotted wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean and 12 TL 1932
Macropharyngodon ornatus False leopard Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1978
Macropharyngodon pakoko Pakoko wrasse French Polynesia, Marques 7.2 SL 2014
Macropharyngodon vivienae Madagascar wrasse Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1978



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