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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses

Genus: Gomphosus

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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Gomphosus caeruleus Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Photo by Kochzius, M.
 
Gomphosus caeruleus
[Green birdmouth wrasse]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Gomphosus varius Lacepède, 1801

Photo by Photo by Cook, D.C.
 
Gomphosus varius
[Bird wrasse]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gomphosus caeruleus Green birdmouth wrasse Indian Ocean 32 TL 1801
Gomphosus varius Bird wrasse Indo-Pacific 30 SL 1801



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