Minilabrus striatus Randall & Dor, 1980
Minute wrasse
Minilabrus striatus
photo by Field, R.

Family:  Labridae (Wrasses)
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range - 12 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: known only from the central and southern portions of the Red Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found in aggregations above outer reef slopes. Feeds on zooplankton.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 June 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 18.12.96

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