Pastel Slender Wrasse (species: Hologymnosus doliatus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Hologymnosus doliatus
Pastel Slender Wrasse

©Lyle Vail: Hologymnosus doliatus, female about 20 cm long, NE side of Lizard Island.

©Victor Huertas: Juvenile Hologymnosus doliatus at the lagoon bommie, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Hologymnosus
Species Hologymnosus doliatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 50 cm (Length according to Allen and Erdmann, 2012)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen and M.V. Erdmann, G.R. (2012). Reef fishes of the East Indies. Volumes I-III in: Reef fishes of the East Indies. Tropical Reef Research, Perth, Australia. LIRS catalog number 90162.

Other references

  • Ferry-Graham, L.A., P.C. Wainwright, M.W. Westneat and D.R. Bellwood (2002). Mechanisms of benthic prey capture in wrasses (Labridae), Marine Biology, 141: 819-830. LIRS catalog number 790.
  • Fulton, C.J. (2000). The relationship between swimming ability and habitat use in wrasses (Labridae), Honours thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 619.
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