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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses

Genus: Symphodus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Symphodus bailloni Baillon's wrasse Eastern Atlantic 20 SL 1839
Symphodus caeruleus Northeast Atlantic 21.5 SL 1999
Symphodus cinereus Grey wrasse Eastern Atlantic 16 TL 1788
Symphodus doderleini Mediterranean Sea and Mar 10 SL 1890
Symphodus mediterraneus Axillary wrasse Eastern Atlantic 18 SL 1758
Symphodus melops Corkwing wrasse Eastern Atlantic 28 SL 1758
Symphodus ocellatus Eastern Atlantic 12 SL 1758
Symphodus roissali Five-spotted wrasse Eastern Atlantic 17 SL 1810
Symphodus rostratus Eastern Atlantic 14.3 SL 1791
Symphodus tinca East Atlantic peacock wrasse Eastern Atlantic 44 SL 1758
Symphodus trutta Emerald wrasse Eastern Central Atlantic 18 TL 1834



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