Pastel-green Wrasse (species: Halichoeres chloropterus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Halichoeres chloropterus
Pastel-green Wrasse

©Andy Lewis: Male Pastel-green Wrasse at Lizard Island

©Paul Asman: Halichoeres chloropterus near Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island.

©Victor Huertas: Initial phase Halichoeres chloropterus in the Lizard Island lagoon between Bird and South Islands.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Halichoeres
Species Halichoeres chloropterus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 19 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Caley, M.J. (1991). Mechanisms of coexistence in communities of coral-reef fishes, Ph.D. thesis, University of Sydney. LIRS catalog number 307.
  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Community dynamics of tropical reef fishes: local patterns between latitudes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 7-18. LIRS catalog number 447.
  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Reef fish community structure and dynamics: in interaction between local and larger-scale processes? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 19-29. LIRS catalog number 448.
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