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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses

Genus: Symphodus

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Symphodus bailloni (Valenciennes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Symphodus bailloni
[Baillon's wrasse]



Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL
Symphodus caeruleus (Azevedo, 1999)

Photo by Photo by Azevedo, J.M.N.
 
Symphodus caeruleus
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Symphodus cinereus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Symphodus cinereus
[Grey wrasse]



Mediterranean Sea and Mar
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Symphodus doderleini Jordan, 1890

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Symphodus doderleini
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Symphodus mediterraneus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Symphodus mediterraneus
[Axillary wrasse]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Symphodus melops (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Symphodus melops
[Corkwing wrasse]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Symphodus ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Symphodus ocellatus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Symphodus roissali (Risso, 1810)

Photo by Photo by Koutsogiannopoulos, D.D.
 
Symphodus roissali
[Five-spotted wrasse]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Symphodus rostratus (Bloch, 1791)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Symphodus rostratus
[]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Symphodus tinca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Patzner, R.
 
Symphodus tinca
[East Atlantic peacock wrasse]



Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Symphodus trutta (Lowe, 1834)

Photo by Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Symphodus trutta
[Emerald wrasse]



11 species

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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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