Xyrichtys victori Wellington, 1992
Galapagos razorfish
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses), subfamily: Xyrichtyinae
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Galapagos Islands.
Biology:  Inhabits open sand slopes; adults usually share this habitat with Heteroconger klausewitzi.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 23 May 2007 (D2) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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