Coris atlantica Günther, 1862
Coris atlantica
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Corinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde to Liberia.
Diagnosis:  Compared to C. julis, atlantica have longer pelvic fins, more suborbital pores, and configuration of the lateral line tubules.
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 December 2008 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 30.10.01

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