Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Labridae > Thalassoma > Thalassoma hardwicke

Thalassoma hardwicke (Six-barred wrasse; Sixbarred wrasse; Sixbar wrasse; Six-banded wrasse; Parrotfish; Wrasse; Moon wrasse)

Language: Afrikaans; Bikol; Carolinian; Cebuano; Creole, French; Fijian; French; Fw; Fwâi; Gela; Ilokano; Japanese; Kiribati; Mahl; Malay; Malayalam; Maldivian; Mandarin Chinese; Marshallese; Misima-Paneati; Other; Polish; Samoan; Surigaonon; Tagalog; Tahitian; Tuamotuan; Visayan; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

The sixbar wrasse or six-banded wrasse (Thalassoma hardwicke) is a species of wrasse native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. It is an inhabitant of reef environments at depths from the surface to 15 m (49 ft). This species can grow to 20 cm (7.9 in) in total length, though most do not exceed 15 cm (5.9 in). It is of minor importance to local commercial fisheries and can also be found in the aquarium trade.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Christmas Island National Park II 21698 Christmas Island, Australia
Pulu Keeling National Park II 6469 Cocos (Keeling) Islands    


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Calamianes Islands; Caroline Island; Chagos Islands; China; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; East Central Australian Shelf; French Polynesia; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Hong Kong; Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Line and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to the Lord Howe and Austral islands.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lord Howe Island; Lutao Island; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; Niue; Norfolk Island; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Panguil Bay; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Ragay Gulf; Réunion; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Seychelles; Sogod Bay; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Tahiti; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tawi tawi Bay; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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