Paracheilinus rennyae Allen, Erdmann & Yusmalinda, 2013
Paracheilinus rennyae
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses)
Max. size:  6.04 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range 15 - 20 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 9-9. Profile of dorsal, anal and caudal fins prominently rounded; tubed scales in posterior section of lateral line 6-9; gill rakers on first arch 13-14; none of dorsal soft rays of males prolonged as filaments; colour of adult males overall orangered with about 10 broken or complete greyish to blue stripes on side of body, several blue stripes on head (most prominent on snout, below eye, and behind eye), wine-red median and pelvic fins, with broken blue stripes on basal portion and blue outer or anterior margins on pelvic, dorsal and anal fins, frequently yellowish to orange zone at base of last 2-3 dorsal and anal fin rays, and two broken blue stripes and a broad yellow outer margin on caudal fin (Ref. 94519).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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