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

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus adornatus Randall & Kunzmann, 1998

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus adornatus
[Red-fin fairy wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus africanus Victor, 2016

Photo by Photo by Kohen, K.
 
Cirrhilabrus africanus
[African longfin fairy wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis Allen & Kuiter, 1999

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis
[Orangeback fairy-warsse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus balteatus Randall, 1988

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus balteatus
[Girdled wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus bathyphilus Randall & Nagareda, 2002

Photo by Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Cirrhilabrus bathyphilus
[Deepwater wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus beauperryi Allen, Drew & Barber, 2008

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus beauperryi
[Beau’s wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus blatteus Springer & Randall, 1974

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus blatteus
[Purple-boned wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus brunneus Allen, 2006

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus brunneus
[Dusky fairy-warsse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus cenderawasih Allen & Erdmann, 2006

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Cirrhilabrus cenderawasih
[Cenderawasih wrasse]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus claire Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Photo by Tea, Y.-K.
 
Cirrhilabrus claire
[]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus condei Allen & Randall, 1996

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus condei
[Conde's wrasse]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Cirrhilabrus cyanogularis
[Blue-throated fairy-wrasse]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura
[Blueside wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus earlei Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus earlei
[Orange-striped wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus efatensis Walsh, Tea & Tanaka, 2017

Photo by Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Cirrhilabrus efatensis
[Hooded fairy wrasse]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus exquisitus Smith, 1957

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus exquisitus
[Exquisite wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus filamentosus (Klausewitz, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus filamentosus
[Whip-fin wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis Randall & Carpenter, 1980

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis
[Yellowfin fairy wrasse]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Cirrhilabrus greeni
[Sunset fairy-wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus humanni Allen & Erdmann, 2012

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus humanni
[Human's fairy-warsse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus hygroxerus Allen & Hammer, 2016

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus hygroxerus
[Monsoon Fairy-wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus isosceles Tea, Senou & Greene, 2016

Photo by Photo by Tea, Y.-K.
 
Cirrhilabrus isosceles
[Pintail fairy-wrasse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus joanallenae Allen, 2000

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus joanallenae
[Joan's fairy-warsse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus johnsoni Randall, 1988

Photo by Photo by Johnson, J.
 
Cirrhilabrus johnsoni
[Johnson's wrasse]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus jordani Snyder, 1904

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus jordani
[Flame wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus katherinae Randall, 1992

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus katherinae
[Katherine's wrasse]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus katoi Senou & Hirata, 2000

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus katoi
[]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus laboutei Randall & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Cirrhilabrus laboutei
[Laboute's wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus Randall & Masuda, 1991

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus
[Long-tailed wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus lineatus Randall & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus lineatus
[Purplelined wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus lubbocki Randall & Carpenter, 1980

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus lubbocki
[Lubbock's wrasse]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus lunatus Randall & Masuda, 1991

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus lunatus
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus Randall, 1988

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus
[Yellowband wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus marinda Allen, Erdmann & Dailami, 2015

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Cirrhilabrus marinda
[Sailfin fairy-wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus marjorie Allen, Randall & Carlson, 2003

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus marjorie
[Marjorie's Wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus Randall & Shen, 1978

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus
[Blackfin fairy-warsse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus morrisoni Allen, 1999

Photo by Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Cirrhilabrus morrisoni
[Morrison's wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus nahackyi Walsh & Tanaka, 2012

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus nahackyi
[Nahacky's wrasse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus naokoae Randall & Tanaka, 2009

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus naokoae
[Naoko's Fairy Wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus punctatus Randall & Kuiter, 1989

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus punctatus
[Dotted wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus pylei Allen & Randall, 1996

Photo by Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Cirrhilabrus pylei
[Pyle's wrasse]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus randalli Allen, 1995

Photo by Photo by Kuiter, R.H.
 
Cirrhilabrus randalli
[Randall's wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis Randall, 1988

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis
[Rhomboid wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus roseafascia Randall & Lubbock, 1982

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus roseafascia
[pink-banded fairy-warsse]



Central Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus rubeus Victor, 2016

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubeus
[Ruby longfin fairy wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus Randall, 1992

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus
[Red-margined wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis Randall & Carpenter, 1980

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis
[Redfin wrasse]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis Randall & Emery, 1983

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis Springer & Randall, 1974

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis
[Longfin fairy wrasse]
No picture found


 
Cirrhilabrus ryukyuensis
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus sanguineus Cornic, 1987

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus sanguineus
[]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus scottorum Randall & Pyle, 1989

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus scottorum
[Scott's wrasse]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Cirrhilabrus shutmani
[Magma fairy wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus solorensis Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Frische, J.
 
Cirrhilabrus solorensis
[Red-eye wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus squirei Walsh, 2014

Photo by Photo by Walsh, F.
 
Cirrhilabrus squirei
[Squire's fairy wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus temminckii Bleeker, 1853

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus temminckii
[Threadfin wrasse]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus tonozukai Allen & Kuiter, 1999

Photo by Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus tonozukai
[Tono's wrasse]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Cirrhilabrus wakanda
[Vibranium fairy wrasse]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Cirrhilabrus walindi Allen & Randall, 1996

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus walindi
[Walindi fairy-warsse]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus walshi Randall & Pyle, 2001

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus walshi
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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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