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Thalassoma heiseri Randall & Edwards, 1984
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Thalassoma; Species: heiseri; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Author and year from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Nov. 1999: Ref. 33021).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, thalassa = the sea + Greek, soma = body; the colour of the sea (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Named in honor of John B. Heiser who wrote his PhD theis (1981) on the classification of the genus Thalassoma (Ref. 10372).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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