Anampses femininus Randall, 1972
Blue-striped orange tamarin
Anampses femininus
photo by Pereira, P.H.C.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Corinae
Max. size:  24 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 10 - 30 m
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: Australia and New Caledonia to Easter Island.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 12-12
Biology:  Adults inhabit rocky and coral reefs. Usually in small groups (Ref. 9710). Feeds on benthic invertebrates (Ref. 89972). Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 02 February 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.01.92
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 15.10.14
Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 03.05.95

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