Common names of Thalassoma purpureum
n = 74
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Common Name Used in Language
(Dialect)
Type Official Trade Name
'Olali Hawaii Hawaiian Vernacular No
Agdawa Philippines Ivatan Vernacular No
Alle Marshall Is. Marshallese Vernacular No
Arinai Kiribati Kiribati (Gilbertese) Vernacular No
Bagundun Philippines Ilokano Vernacular No
Bayan Malaysia Malay Vernacular No
Branders-lipvis South Africa Afrikaans Vernacular No
Brandungs-Junker Germany German Vernacular No
Cina-cina Indonesia Malay Vernacular No
Doncella de mareas Spain Spanish FAO No
Girelle hublot France French FAO No
Green-blocked wrasse Australia English Vernacular No
Hikkae India Maldivian Vernacular No
Hou Hawaii Hawaiian Vernacular No
Hugale Tokelau Tokelauan Vernacular No
Ikan lecok lecok Christmas I. Malay Vernacular No
Kākaka Easter I. Rapa Nui Vernacular No
Kinu-bera Japan Japanese Vernacular No
Kwangu Kenya Swahili Vernacular No
Labayan Philippines Cebuano Vernacular No
Labayan Philippines Ilokano Vernacular No
Labayan Philippines Waray-waray Vernacular No
Lena gireva Sri Lanka Sinhalese Vernacular No
Lubayan Philippines Waray-waray Vernacular No
Mameng Philippines Tagalog Vernacular No
Mamin Philippines Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug (Tao Sug) Vernacular No
Maming Philippines Cebuano Vernacular No
Marra Seychelles French Vernacular No
Mwarús North Marianas Carolinian (Satawalese) Vernacular No
Ngot Palau Palauan Vernacular No
Nihola India Malayalam Vernacular No
Nuri dua garis Malaysia Malay Vernacular No
Pā'ohu Easter I. Rapa Nui Vernacular No
Pā'ohu'ava'ava Easter I. Rapa Nui Vernacular No
Pakou Tuamotu Is. Tuamotuan Vernacular No
Parrotfish Malaysia English Vernacular No
Patagaloa Samoa Samoan Vernacular No
Patakotako French Polynesia Rapa Vernacular No
Peixe-verde turquesa Mozambique Portuguese Vernacular No
Pillok Philippines Chavacano Vernacular No
Piriko Philippines Bikol Vernacular No
Po'ou Tahiti Tahitian Vernacular No
Po'ou Pitcairn Pitcairnese Vernacular No
Pono Tanzania Swahili Vernacular No
Purple wrasse Hawaii English Aquarium No
Ra'emea Easter I. Rapa Nui Vernacular No
Red and green wrasse Australia English Vernacular No
Sechiir Palau Palauan Vernacular No
Shaalau Micronesia Carolinian Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Australia English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Easter I. English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Christmas I. English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Guam English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Indonesia English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Malaysia English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Niue English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Micronesia English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Philippines English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse South Africa English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Hawaii English Vernacular No
Surge wrasse Global English FAO No
Tamarin Seychelles French Vernacular No
Tufu Niue Niuean Vernacular No
U-wau North Marianas Carolinian (Saipanese) Vernacular No
Uloulo-gatala Samoa Samoan Vernacular No
Wrasse Malaysia English Vernacular No
നിഹൊള   India Malayalam Vernacular No
നിഹോള India Malayalam Vernacular No
暗斑錦魚 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
暗斑锦鱼 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
紫錦魚 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
紫錦魚 Taiwan Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
紫锦鱼 China Mandarin Chinese Vernacular No
비단놀래기 Korea (South) Korean Vernacular No
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