Choat's Wrasse (species: Macropharyngodon choati) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Macropharyngodon choati
Choat's Wrasse

©Victor Huertas: Macropharyngodon choati at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.

©Victor Huertas: Macropharyngodon choati at Big Vicki''s Reef, Lizard Island.

©Renato Morais: Macropharyngodon choati on the exposed side of Palfrey Island, Lizard Island Group.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Macropharyngodon
Species Macropharyngodon choati



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 10 cm (length according to Allen et al, 2003)

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.