Thalassoma grammaticum Gilbert, 1890
Sunset wrasse
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Corinae
Max. size:  32 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 3 - 42 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Peru, including the ocean islands.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A solitary species (Ref. 5227) found in reefs subjected to surges (Ref. 9311). Moves over great distances to feed on hard-shelled invertebrates (Ref. 9311).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 23 May 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.07.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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