Coris nigrotaenia Mee & Hare, 1995
Blackbar coris
Coris nigrotaenia
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Corinae
Max. size:  43.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); 31.1 cm SL (female)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 2 - 20 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: known only from Dhofar and Masirah Island, Oman.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-12; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 12-12. Caudal fin slightly rounded.
Biology:  Found in exposed rocky shores.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 23 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 22.02.98

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