Sixline Wrasse (species: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia
Sixline Wrasse

©Victor Huertas: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia at the lagoon bommie, Lizard Island.

©Renato Morais: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia in the lagoon entrance channel, Lizard Island.

©Renato Morais: Pseudocheilinus hexataenia in coral Porites cylindrica in the lagoon entrance channel, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Pseudocheilinus
Species Pseudocheilinus hexataenia



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


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.

Other references

  • Ceccarelli, D.M., M.J. Emslie and Z.T. Richards (2016). Post-disturbance stability of fish assemblages measured at coarse taxonomic resolution masks change at finer scales. PLOS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156232. LIRS catalog number 1971.
  • 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.
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