Ringtail Maori Wrasse (species: Oxycheilinus unifasciatus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Oxycheilinus unifasciatus
Ringtail Maori Wrasse

©Sue Churchill: Oxycheilinus unifasciatus at Ribbon Reef Number 5.

©Sue Churchill: Pale form of Oxycheilinus unifasciatus at Ribbon Reef Number 5.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Oxycheilinus
Species Oxycheilinus unifasciatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Local abundance

Web resources


  • Eros, C.M. (1996). Acoustic repertoire in the territorial and courtship behaviour of Stegastes apicalis (Pomacentridae), M.Sc. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 497.