Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Labridae > Anampses > Anampses meleagrides

Anampses meleagrides (Dotted wrasse; Marble wrasse; Speckled wrasse; Spotted wrasse; Yellow tail tamarin; Yellowtail tamarin; Yellow-tail tamarin; Yellowtail wrasse)

Synonyms: Anampses amboinensis; Anampses ikedai; Anampses lunatus; Anampses nagayoi
Language: Afrikaans; Cebuano; Creole, French; Davawenyo; Divehi; Fijian; French; German; Ilokano; Italian; Japanese; Malay; Mandarin Chinese; Samoan; Tagalog; Visayan; Waray-waray

Wikipedia Abstract

The spotted wrasse, Anampses meleagrides, is a species of wrasse native to the Indian Ocean from the Red Sea and East Africa to the western Pacific Ocean to Samoa and the Tuamoto Islands and north to Japan. This species is found on coral reefs at depths of 3 to 60 m (9.8 to 196.9 ft). It can reach a length of 22 cm (8.7 in). It is of minor importance to local commercial fisheries and can 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    


Prey / Diet

Spirobranchus giganteus (Christmas tree worm)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Yellow-striped goatfish)1
Terebra pedroana (San Pedro auger)1


Aethaloperca rogaa (Rockcod)[1]
Carcharhinus melanopterus (Shark)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Burger's Zoo


Agulhas Current; American Samoa; Arabian Sea; Australia; Caroline Island; Chagos Islands; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Davao Gulf; Egypt; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Aqaba; Hsiao-liu-chiu; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa and the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan.; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Japan; Jordan; Kimbe Bay; Kuroshio Current; Lagonoy Gulf; Lingayen Gulf; Lutao Island; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; North Australian Shelf; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Panay Gulf; Papua New Guinea; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Ragay Gulf; Red Sea; Ryukyu Islands; Réunion; Samoa; San Miguel Bay; Saudi Arabia; Seychelles; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sri Lanka; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tawi tawi Bay; Thailand; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Tubbataha Reefs; Vanuatu; Verde Island Passage; Viet Nam; Yellow Sea;

External References



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