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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pteragogus aurigarius Northwest Pacific 17 SL 1845
Pteragogus clarkae Western Indian Ocean 6.5 SL 2013
Pteragogus cryptus Cryptic wrasse Indo-West Pacific 9.5 TL 1981
Pteragogus enneacanthus Cockerel wrasse Western Pacific 15 TL 1853
Pteragogus flagellifer Cocktail wrasse Indo-West Pacific 20 TL 1839
Pteragogus guttatus Sneaky wrasse Western Central Pacific 9 TL 1928
Pteragogus pelycus Sideburn wrasse Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1981
Pteragogus taeniops Cheekbar wrasse Western Indian Ocean 15 TL 1855
Pteragogus trispilus Red Sea 7.9 SL 2013
Pteragogus variabilis Indian Ocean 5.8 SL 2013



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