Golden Wrasse (species: Halichoeres chrysus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Halichoeres chrysus
Golden Wrasse

©Lyle Vail: Halichoeres chrysus at Lizard Island. Black spot on dorsal fin can just be seen in this photo.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Halichoeres
Species Halichoeres chrysus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 12 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.