Choerodon rubescens (Günther, 1862)
Baldchin groper
Choerodon rubescens
photo by Fairclough, D.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Bodianinae
Max. size:  90 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: known only from western Australia.
Biology:  Inhabits coral and weedy rocky reefs.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 30 April 2004 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 16.12.96

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