Halichoeres purpurescensis commonly referred to as Silty wrasse, Greyhead wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 800 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 1299 AphiaID: 275792 Scientific: Halichoeres purpurescens German: Lippfisch English: Silty Wrasse, Greyhead Wrasse Category: Gylter Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > purpurescens (Species) Initial determination: (Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 Sea depth: 2 - 15 Meter Size: bis zu 13cm Temperature: 23°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 800 Liter Difficulty: Not for beginners 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: 2005-02-15 14:05:07
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Halichoeres purpurescens (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Inhabits shallow lagoon and channel reefs, in coral-rich areas with sand patches to at least 15 m depth. Feeds on small benthic invertebrates.
Synonym: Halichoeres leucurus (Walbaum, 1792)
Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
Perciformes (Perch-likes) >
Labridae (Wrasses) >
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