Red Maori Wrasse (species: Cheilinus oxycephalus) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Cheilinus oxycephalus
Red Maori Wrasse
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Cheilinus
Species Cheilinus oxycephalus

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


  • Nagel, L. and S.C. Lougheed (2006). A simple molecular technique for identifying marine host fish by sequencing blood-feeding parasites. Journal of Parasitology, 92: 665-668. LIRS catalog number 1623.