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Labriformes is an order of bony fishes. There are 642 species of Labriformes, in 87 genera and 1 family. This order has been around since the eocene epoch. It includes groups like Wrasses And Parrotfishes. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on pectoral fin oscillation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/pectoral_oscillation
  • Definition: a type of pectoral-fin-based swimming, also known as mobuliform locomotion. Lower frequency than fin undulation; can be described as the production of less than half a wave on the fin, similar to a bird wing flapping. Pelagic stingrays use oscillatory locomotion.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Labriformes. View this species on GBIF