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Anampses melanurus


Anampses melanurus was originally described as Anampses melanurus by Bleeker in 1857. It belongs to the family Labridae. It is commonly known as White-spotted wrasse but has many other common names such as Blacktail Wrasse in Australia, Kurofuchi-susukibera in Japan, White-spotted wrasse in South Africa, Blacktail wrasse in Hawaii (USA), White-spotted wrasse in Micronesia, Federated States. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanurus
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1857
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Labridae
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Genus   Anampses
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Labridae
Genus   Anampses
Original Name   Anampses        
Taxon Name   melanurus
Original Combination   Anampses melanurus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Anampses melanurus
OriginalSubGenus   Anampses
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1857
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1846.5.15.47
Journal   Acta Soc. Sci. Indo-Neerl.
Citation   v. 2
Page   79

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Anampses melanurus
Current Species melanurus
Current Genus Anampses
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI Bleeker
Current Year 1857
Current Family Labridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs in seaward reefs. Solitary or in pairs in surge zone. Feeds on small crustaceans, mollusks and polychaetes. Buries in sand at night (Ref. 9710). Distribution - South Africa and Japan to East Indies and
French Polynesia.
Depth Range From 15 to 40 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Anampses melanurus  Bleeker 1857. Labridae.
Name History   •Valid as Anampses melanurus Bleeker 1857 -- (Dor 1984:195 [ref. 29757], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:204 [ref. 6441], Allen 1997:184 [ref. 23977], Myers 1999:196 [ref. 23965], Parenti & Randall 2000:4 [ref. 24943], Westneat in Randall & Lim 2000:627 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:977 [ref. 25182], Randall & Earle 2000:17 [ref. 25806], Allen 2000:111 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:267 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:38 [ref. 25847], Westneat 2001:3400 [ref. 26277], Nakabo 2002:977 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:47 [ref. 26830], Randall et al. 2004:21 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:390 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1372 [ref. 29095], Motomura et al. 2010:159 [ref. 31256], Kuiter 2010:344 [ref. 35285], Allen & Erdmann 2012:633 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:126 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:7 [ref. 33988], Fricke et al. 2019:222 [ref. 36673], Zajonz et al. 2019:106 [ref. 36871] as cf. melanurus).

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amboinensis Anampses amboinensis Bleeker [P.] 1857Synonym
caeruleopunctatus Anampses caeruleopunctatus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829Valid
chlorostigma Anampses chlorostigma Valenciennes [A.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
chrysocephalus Anampses chrysocephalus Randall [J. E.] 1958Valid
coeruleomaculatus Anampses coeruleomaculatus Günther [A.] 1881Synonym
cuvier Anampses cuvier Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824Valid
diadematus Anampses diadematus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1835Synonym
elegans Anampses elegans Ogilby [J. D.] 1889Valid
evermanni Anampses evermanni Jenkins [O. P.] 1901Synonym
femininus Anampses femininus Randall [J. E.] 1972Valid
fidjensis Anampses fidjensis Sauvage [H.-E.] 1880Synonym
geographicus Anampses geographicus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Valid
godeffroyi Anampses godeffroyi Günther [A.] 1881Synonym
ikedai Anampses ikedai Tanaka [S.] 1908Synonym
lennardi Anampses lennardi Scott [T. D.] 1959Valid
lienardi Anampses lienardi (Bleeker [P.] 1874)Synonym
lineatus Anampses lineatus Randall [J. E.] 1972Valid
lineolatus Anampses lineolatus Bennett [E. T.] 1836Synonym
lunatus Anampses lunatus Sauvage [H.-E.] (ex Liénard) 1891Synonym
melanurus lineatus Anampses melanurus lineatus Randall [J. E.] 1972Synonym
meleagrides Anampses meleagrides Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Valid
meleagris Anampses meleagris Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
moniliger Anampses moniliger Cuvier [G.] in Guérin-Méneville 1828Synonym
nagayoi Anampses nagayoi Tanaka [S.] 1908Synonym
neoguinaicus Anampses neoguinaicus Bleeker [P.] 1877Valid
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