Pseudolabrus gayiis commonly referred to as Gay´s wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Cold water animal. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 10744 AphiaID: 282435 Scientific: Pseudolabrus gayi German: Gays-Lippfisch English: Gay´s Wrasse Category: Gylter Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Pseudolabrus (Genus) > gayi (Species) Initial determination: (Valenciennes, ), 1839 Sea depth: 1 - 100 Meter Size: 9,7 cm - 14 cm Temperature: 12°C - 16°C Difficulty: Cold water animal Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2017-05-22 18:33:28
Last edit: 2017-05-23 19:30:49
Very special thanks for the first photos of Pseudolabrus gayi to Dr. Alejandro Perez Matus, a marine biologist from Chile.
This wrasse is found in the Southeast Pacific and is known only from Islas Juan Fernandez and Isla San Felix, Chile.
Gay´s wrasse is a small species, to about 103 mm SL and inhabits rocky reefs in shallow water, but may occur in depths down to 100 meters.
Labrichthys gayi (Valenciennes, 1839)
Labrus gayi Valenciennes, 1839
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Pseudolabrus (Genus) > Pseudolabrus gayi (Species)
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