Cryptic Wrasse (species: Pteragogus cryptus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pteragogus cryptus
Cryptic Wrasse

©Anne Hoggett: Pteragogus cryptus at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Pteragogus cryptus found on the reef slope between Seabird Islets and South Island, Lizard Island group.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Pteragogus
Species Pteragogus cryptus



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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Web resources


  • Elliott, J.P. and D.R. Bellwood (2003). Alimentary tract morphology and diet in three coral reef fish families, Journal of Fish Biology, 63: 1598-1609. LIRS catalog number 876.
  • Syms, C. (1998). Habitat association, disturbance dynamics, and the role of spatial scale in structuring coral reef fish assemblages, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 533.