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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Cheilininae
Genus: Cirrhilabrus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cirrhilabrus adornatus Red-fin fairy wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL 1998
Cirrhilabrus africanus African longfin fairy wrasse Western Indian Ocean 6.5 SL 2016
Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis Orangeback fairy-warsse Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1999
Cirrhilabrus balteatus Girdled wrasse Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1988
Cirrhilabrus bathyphilus Deepwater wrasse Western Pacific 7.6 SL 2002
Cirrhilabrus beauperryi Beau’s wrasse Western Pacific 8.5 SL 2008
Cirrhilabrus blatteus Purple-boned wrasse Western Indian Ocean 16 TL 1974
Cirrhilabrus brunneus Dusky fairy-warsse Western Pacific 4.4 SL 2006
Cirrhilabrus cenderawasih Cenderawasih wrasse Western Pacific 6.5 SL 2006
Cirrhilabrus claire Eastern Central Pacific 8.4 SL 2001
Cirrhilabrus condei Conde's wrasse Western Pacific 8 TL 1996
Cirrhilabrus cyanogularis Blue-throated fairy-wrasse Indo-West Pacific 6.2 SL 2018
Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura Blueside wrasse Indo-West Pacific 15 SL 1851
Cirrhilabrus earlei Orange-striped wrasse Western Central Pacific 6.9 SL 2001
Cirrhilabrus efatensis Hooded fairy wrasse Western Pacific 6.9 SL 2017
Cirrhilabrus exquisitus Exquisite wrasse Indo-Pacific 12 SL 1957
Cirrhilabrus filamentosus Whip-fin wrasse Western Pacific 8 TL 1976
Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis Yellowfin fairy wrasse Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1980
Cirrhilabrus greeni Sunset fairy-wrasse Western Indian Ocean 4.7 SL 2017
Cirrhilabrus humanni Human's fairy-warsse Western Pacific 5.5 SL 2012
Cirrhilabrus hygroxerus Monsoon Fairy-wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 5.6 SL 2016
Cirrhilabrus isosceles Pintail fairy-wrasse Western Pacific 5.7 SL 2016
Cirrhilabrus joanallenae Joan's fairy-warsse Eastern Indian Ocean 8.5 TL 2000
Cirrhilabrus johnsoni Johnson's wrasse Western Central Pacific 6 TL 1988
Cirrhilabrus jordani Flame wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL 1904
Cirrhilabrus katherinae Katherine's wrasse Western Pacific 7.1 SL 1992
Cirrhilabrus katoi Northwest Pacific 7.5 SL 2000
Cirrhilabrus laboutei Laboute's wrasse Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1982
Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus Long-tailed wrasse Western Pacific 8.8 SL 1991
Cirrhilabrus lineatus Purplelined wrasse Western Central Pacific 12 TL 1982
Cirrhilabrus lubbocki Lubbock's wrasse Western Central Pacific 8 TL 1980
Cirrhilabrus lunatus Northwest Pacific 8.5 SL 1991
Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus Yellowband wrasse Pacific Ocean 12 TL 1988
Cirrhilabrus marinda Sailfin fairy-wrasse Western Pacific 4.6 SL 2015
Cirrhilabrus marjorie Marjorie's Wrasse Western Central Pacific 5.8 SL 2003
Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus Blackfin fairy-warsse Western Pacific 13 SL 1978
Cirrhilabrus morrisoni Morrison's wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 5.5 SL 1999
Cirrhilabrus nahackyi Nahacky's wrasse Western Central Pacific 6.5 SL 2012
Cirrhilabrus naokoae Naoko's Fairy Wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 6 SL 2009
Cirrhilabrus punctatus Dotted wrasse Western Pacific 13 TL 1989
Cirrhilabrus pylei Pyle's wrasse Western Pacific 9 TL 1996
Cirrhilabrus randalli Randall's wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 8.5 SL 1995
Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis Rhomboid wrasse Western Central Pacific 8.5 TL 1988
Cirrhilabrus roseafascia pink-banded fairy-warsse Western Central Pacific 10 TL 1982
Cirrhilabrus rubeus Ruby longfin fairy wrasse Central Indian Ocean 5.4 SL 2016
Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus Red-margined wrasse Western Pacific 12.2 SL 1992
Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis Redfin wrasse Western Central Pacific 9.1 TL 1980
Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis Western Indian Ocean 7.2 SL 1983
Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis Longfin fairy wrasse Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL 1974
Cirrhilabrus ryukyuensis Western Pacific 1904
Cirrhilabrus sanguineus Western Indian Ocean 6.7 SL 1987
Cirrhilabrus scottorum Scott's wrasse Pacific Ocean 13 TL 1989
Cirrhilabrus shutmani Magma fairy wrasse Western Central Pacific 5.6 SL 2017
Cirrhilabrus solorensis Red-eye wrasse Western Central Pacific 11 TL 1853
Cirrhilabrus squirei Squire's fairy wrasse Western Pacific 5.6 SL 2014
Cirrhilabrus temminckii Threadfin wrasse Western Pacific 9.9 SL 1853
Cirrhilabrus tonozukai Tono's wrasse Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL 1999
Cirrhilabrus wakanda Vibranium fairy wrasse Western Indian Ocean 7.0 SL 2019
Cirrhilabrus walindi Walindi fairy-warsse Western Pacific 7 TL 1996
Cirrhilabrus walshi Eastern Central Pacific 6.3 SL 2001

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