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Randall and Pyle 2001


scientific article | J Ichthyol

Three New Species of Labrid Fishes of the Genus Cirrhilabrus from the Islands of the Tropical Pacific

Randall JE, Pyle EL


Abstract

The following three new wrasses of the genus Cirrhilabrus are described from islands of the central and western Pacific: C. claire, from two specimens, an 84.0 mm male and a 72.8 mm female taken in 92 m off Rarotonga, Cook Islands; C. earlei from nine specimens, 45.1-69.1 mm, collected in 80-92 m from Palau; and C. walshi from two male specimens, 56.0-62.8 mm, from 37-46 m off Taumu Bank, Tutuila, American Samoa. Colour illustrations are presented, and comparisons are made with similar species.

Meta-data (pending validation)
Depth range
37- 92 m

Mesophotic “mentions”

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Classification
* Presents original data
* Reports new species
* Focused on `mesophotic` depth range
* Focused on `mesophotic coral ecosystem`

Fields
Taxonomy

Focusgroups
Fishes

Locations
American Samoa
Cook Islands
Republic of Palau

Platforms
SCUBA (open-circuit or unspecified)

Author profiles
Richard Pyle ( 22 pubs)