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

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50 species (see list below)

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Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus adornatus
[Red-fin fairy wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Walsh, F.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.

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

Photo by Khalaf, M.A.
 
Cirrhilabrus blatteus
[Purple-boned wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Allen, G.R.

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

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

Photo by Yi-Kai Tea

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

Photo by Yi-Kai Tea
 
Cirrhilabrus claire
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus condei
[Conde's wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura (Bleeker, 1851)

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis
[Yellowfin fairy wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Yi-Kai Tea

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

Photo by Yi-Kai Tea
 
Cirrhilabrus isosceles
[Pintail fairy-wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Senou, H.

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

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus katoi
[]

Photo by Walsh, F.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus lunatus
[]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus
[Blackfin fairy-warsse]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Cirrhilabrus morrisoni
[Morrison's wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

South Pacific Ocean (Ref.

Cirrhilabrus nahackyi Walsh & Tanaka, 2012

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus nahackyi
[]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus pylei
[Pyle's wrasse]

Photo by Kuiter, R.H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis
[]

Photo by Field, R.

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

Photo by Field, R.
 
Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis
[Social wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus sanguineus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus scottorum
[Scott's wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus solorensis
[Red-eye wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.

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

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Cirrhilabrus tonozukai
[Tono's wrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cirrhilabrus walshi
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50 Species of Family Labridae with Genus Cirrhilabrus
(Wrasses)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1998 Cirrhilabrus adornatus Red-fin fairy wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 6.3 SL
1999 Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis Orangeback fairy-warsse Western Central Pacific 10 TL
1988 Cirrhilabrus balteatus Girdled wrasse Western Central Pacific 10 TL
2002 Cirrhilabrus bathyphilus Deepwater wrasse Western Pacific 7.6 SL
2008 Cirrhilabrus beauperryi Beau’s wrasse Western Pacific 8.5 SL
1974 Cirrhilabrus blatteus Purple-boned wrasse Western Indian Ocean 16 TL
2006 Cirrhilabrus brunneus Dusky fairy-warsse Western Pacific 4.4 SL
2006 Cirrhilabrus cenderawasih Cenderawasih wrasse Western Pacific 6.5 SL
2001 Cirrhilabrus claire Eastern Central Pacific 8.4 SL
1996 Cirrhilabrus condei Conde's wrasse Western Pacific 8 TL
1851 Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura Blueside wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 15 SL
2001 Cirrhilabrus earlei Orange-striped wrasse Western Central Pacific 6.9 SL
1957 Cirrhilabrus exquisitus Exquisite wrasse Indo-Pacific 12 SL
1976 Cirrhilabrus filamentosus Whip-fin wrasse Western Pacific 8 TL
1980 Cirrhilabrus flavidorsalis Yellowfin fairy wrasse Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL
2012 Cirrhilabrus humanni Human's fairy-warsse Western Pacific 5.5 SL
2016 Cirrhilabrus hygroxerus Monsoon Fairy-wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 5.6 SL
2016 Cirrhilabrus isosceles Pintail fairy-wrasse Western Pacific 5.7 SL
2000 Cirrhilabrus joanallenae Joan's fairy-warsse Eastern Indian Ocean 8.5 TL
1988 Cirrhilabrus johnsoni Johnson's wrasse Western Central Pacific 6 TL
1904 Cirrhilabrus jordani Flame wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 10 TL
1992 Cirrhilabrus katherinae Katherine's wrasse Western Pacific 7.1 SL
2000 Cirrhilabrus katoi Northwest Pacific 7.5 SL
1982 Cirrhilabrus laboutei Laboute's wrasse Western Central Pacific 12 TL
1991 Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus Long-tailed wrasse Northwest Pacific 8.8 SL
1982 Cirrhilabrus lineatus Purplelined wrasse Western Central Pacific 12 TL
1980 Cirrhilabrus lubbocki Lubbock's wrasse Western Central Pacific 8 TL
1991 Cirrhilabrus lunatus Northwest Pacific 8.5 SL
1988 Cirrhilabrus luteovittatus Yellowband wrasse Pacific Ocean 12 TL
2003 Cirrhilabrus marjorie Marjorie's Wrasse Western Central Pacific 5.8 SL
1978 Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus Blackfin fairy-warsse Western Pacific 13 SL
1999 Cirrhilabrus morrisoni Morrison's wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 5.5 SL
2012 Cirrhilabrus nahackyi South Pacific Ocean (Ref.
2009 Cirrhilabrus naokoae Naoko's Fairy Wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 6 SL
1989 Cirrhilabrus punctatus Dotted wrasse Western Pacific 13 TL
1996 Cirrhilabrus pylei Pyle's wrasse Western Pacific 9 TL
1995 Cirrhilabrus randalli Randall's wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 8.5 SL
1988 Cirrhilabrus rhomboidalis Rhomboid wrasse Western Central Pacific 8.5 TL
1982 Cirrhilabrus roseafascia pink-banded fairy-warsse Western Central Pacific 10 TL
1992 Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus Red-margined wrasse Western Pacific 12.2 SL
1980 Cirrhilabrus rubripinnis Redfin wrasse Western Central Pacific 9.1 TL
1983 Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis Western Indian Ocean 7.2 SL
1974 Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis Social wrasse Western Indian Ocean 7.5 TL
1987 Cirrhilabrus sanguineus Western Indian Ocean 6.7 SL
1989 Cirrhilabrus scottorum Scott's wrasse Pacific Ocean 13 TL
1853 Cirrhilabrus solorensis Red-eye wrasse Western Central Pacific 11 TL
1853 Cirrhilabrus temminckii Threadfin wrasse Western Pacific 9.9 SL
1999 Cirrhilabrus tonozukai Tono's wrasse Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL
1996 Cirrhilabrus walindi Walindi fairy-warsse Western Pacific 7 TL
2001 Cirrhilabrus walshi Eastern Central Pacific 6.3 SL



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