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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Corinae
Genus: Macropharyngodon

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Macropharyngodon bipartitus Smith, 1957

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Macropharyngodon bipartitus
[Rare wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Macropharyngodon choati Randall, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Macropharyngodon choati
[Choat's wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Macropharyngodon cyanoguttatus Randall, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Macropharyngodon cyanoguttatus
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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Macropharyngodon geoffroy (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Macropharyngodon geoffroy
[Geoffroy's wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Macropharyngodon kuiteri Randall, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Macropharyngodon kuiteri
[Black leopard wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Macropharyngodon marisrubri Randall, 1978

Photo by Photo by Field, R.
 
Macropharyngodon marisrubri
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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Macropharyngodon meleagris (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Yin, Robert
 
Macropharyngodon meleagris
[Blackspotted wrasse]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Macropharyngodon moyeri Shepard & Meyer, 1978

Photo by Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Macropharyngodon moyeri
[]



Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Macropharyngodon negrosensis Herre, 1932

Photo by Photo by Marsden, A.
 
Macropharyngodon negrosensis
[Yellowspotted wrasse]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Macropharyngodon ornatus Randall, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Macropharyngodon ornatus
[False leopard]



French Polynesia, Marques
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Macropharyngodon pakoko Delrieu-Trottin, Williams & Planes, 2014

Photo by Photo by Williams, J.T.
 
Macropharyngodon pakoko
[Pakoko wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Macropharyngodon vivienae Randall, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Macropharyngodon vivienae
[Madagascar wrasse]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Macropharyngodon bipartitus Rare wrasse Western Indian Ocean 13 TL 1957
Macropharyngodon choati Choat's wrasse Western Pacific 7.6 SL 1978
Macropharyngodon cyanoguttatus Western Indian Ocean 11.5 TL 1978
Macropharyngodon geoffroy Geoffroy's wrasse Pacific Ocean 15 TL 1824
Macropharyngodon kuiteri Black leopard wrasse Western Pacific 10 TL 1978
Macropharyngodon marisrubri Western Indian Ocean 9.5 SL 1978
Macropharyngodon meleagris Blackspotted wrasse Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1839
Macropharyngodon moyeri Northwest Pacific 12 TL 1978
Macropharyngodon negrosensis Yellowspotted wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean and 12 TL 1932
Macropharyngodon ornatus False leopard Indo-Pacific 13 TL 1978
Macropharyngodon pakoko Pakoko wrasse French Polynesia, Marques 7.2 SL 2014
Macropharyngodon vivienae Madagascar wrasse Western Indian Ocean 11 TL 1978



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