Thalassoma ballieuiis commonly referred to as Ballieu's wrasse, Blacktail wrasse, Old woman wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 9651 AphiaID: 273577 Scientific: Thalassoma ballieui German: Schwarzschwanz-Junker English: Ballieu's Wrasse, Blacktail Wrasse, Old Woman Wrasse Category: Gylter Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > ballieui (Species) Initial determination: (Vaillant & Sauvage, ), 1875 Sea depth: Meter Size: bis zu 40cm Temperature: 22,5°C - 28,0°C Tank: ~ 1500 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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(Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875)
The Blacktail wrasse is an inquisitive, pugnacious species and locally common on shallow reefs where it feeds upon invertebrates.
Juveniles are greenish-yellow with reddish brown scale edges, adults grayish-brown with dark scale edges, males with a dark head, tail and pectoral fins.
Remarks: The wrasse will attains 15 inches!!
Julis ballieui Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875
Julis obscura Günther, 1880
Julis verticalis Smith & Swain, 1882
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Labridae (Family) > Thalassoma (Genus) > Thalassoma ballieui (Species)
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