Xyrichtys blanchardi (Cadenat & Marchal, 1963)
Marmalade Razorfish
Xyrichtys blanchardi
photo by Wirtz, P.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Xyrichtyinae
Max. size:  21.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 35 - 40 m
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic: Ascension Island and St. Helena.
Biology:  Inhabits areas with sandy bottoms (Ref. 5292) or rubble; juveniles often at less than 15 m depth, adults usually in deeper water (Ref. 86997).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 March 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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