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Species Terelabrus rubrovittatus Randall & Fourmanoir, 1998

Amana-miyabi-bera [Japanese], White-striped Hogfish



The species has been previously confused with the recently described Terelabrus dewapyle Fukui & Motomura, 2015.




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

NMV specimen from off Rowley Shoals, Western Australia, (17°36'S, 118°59'E ); tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Transition (3)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef.

Extra Ecological Information

108-140 m


Common Name References

Fukui, Y. & Motomura, H. 2015. A new species of deepwater wrasse (Labridae: Terelabrus) from the western Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa 4040(5): 559–568 [565] (Amana-miyabi-bera [Japanese], White-striped Hogfish)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
LABROIDEI 05-Jul-2013 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)