Overview

Brief Summary

This is a genus of small, brightly colored reef fish who are best known for their method of feeding. Commonly called "cleaner wrasses" these fish make a living by picking off ectoparasites, scales and mucus from fishes. They solicit these feedings by swimming with a characteristic bobbing motion. This service is so valuable to the clients that the cleaner wrasses are often seen feeding inside the mouths and gills of predatory fish like groupers and snappers.

  • Randall, J.E. (1958) A review of the Labrid genus Labroides, with descriptions of two new species and notes on ecology. Pacific Science 12(4) 327-347
Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 3.0 (CC BY-NC 3.0)

Supplier: Joshua Drew

Trusted

Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5

Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 537 specimens in 6 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 341 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.15 - 99
  Temperature range (°C): 20.792 - 29.336
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.006 - 5.255
  Salinity (PPS): 32.185 - 40.307
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.591 - 5.079
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.055 - 0.567
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.567 - 10.063

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.15 - 99

Temperature range (°C): 20.792 - 29.336

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.006 - 5.255

Salinity (PPS): 32.185 - 40.307

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.591 - 5.079

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.055 - 0.567

Silicate (umol/l): 0.567 - 10.063
 
Note: this information has not been validated. Check this *note*. Your feedback is most welcome.

Trusted

Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5

Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:87Public Records:34
Specimens with Sequences:67Public Species:4
Specimens with Barcodes:67Public BINs:5
Species:5         
Species With Barcodes:5         
          
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0)

© Barcode of Life Data Systems

Source: Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD)

Trusted

Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5

Barcode data

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0)

© Barcode of Life Data Systems

Source: Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD)

Trusted

Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5

Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Labroides

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0)

© Barcode of Life Data Systems

Source: Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD)

Trusted

Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5

Wikipedia

Labroides

Labroides is a genus of wrasses native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans. This genus is collectively known as cleaner wrasses and its species are cleaner fish.[1]

Species[edit]

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Labroides in FishBase. August 2013 version.
Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Source: Wikipedia

Unreviewed

Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!