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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses

Genus: Paracheilinus

(See list of species below)



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19 species
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Photo by DeLoach, N.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Paracheilinus alfiani Allen, Erdmann & Yusmalinda, 2016

Photo by DeLoach, N.
 
Paracheilinus alfiani
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Paracheilinus angulatus Randall & Lubbock, 1981

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Paracheilinus angulatus
[Angular flasher]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Paracheilinus attenuatus Randall, 1999

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Paracheilinus attenuatus
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Paracheilinus bellae Randall, 1988

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracheilinus bellae
[Bell's flasher]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Paracheilinus carpenteri Randall & Lubbock, 1981

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracheilinus carpenteri
[Pink flasher]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Paracheilinus cyaneus Kuiter & Allen, 1999

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Paracheilinus cyaneus
[Blue flasherwrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Paracheilinus filamentosus Allen, 1974

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracheilinus filamentosus
[Filamentous wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Paracheilinus flavianalis Kuiter & Allen, 1999

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Paracheilinus flavianalis
[Yellowfin flasher wrasse]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Indian Ocean

Paracheilinus hemitaeniatus Randall & Harmelin-Vivien, 1977

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Paracheilinus hemitaeniatus
[]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Paracheilinus lineopunctatus Randall & Lubbock, 1981

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Paracheilinus lineopunctatus
[Spot-lined flasher]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Paracheilinus mccoskeri Randall & Harmelin-Vivien, 1977

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Paracheilinus mccoskeri
[McCosker's flasher]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Paracheilinus nursalim Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Paracheilinus nursalim
[Nursalim flasherwrasse]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Paracheilinus octotaenia Fourmanoir, 1955

Photo by Field, R.
 
Paracheilinus octotaenia
[Red Sea eightline flasher]
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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm SL

 
Paracheilinus paineorum
[]

Photo by Kohen, K.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Paracheilinus piscilineatus (Cornic, 1987)

Photo by Kohen, K.
 
Paracheilinus piscilineatus
[]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Paracheilinus rennyae Allen, Erdmann & Yusmalinda, 2013

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Paracheilinus rennyae
[]

Photo by Tanaka, H.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Paracheilinus rubricaudalis Randall & Allen, 2003

Photo by Tanaka, H.
 
Paracheilinus rubricaudalis
[Redtail flasherwrasse]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Paracheilinus togeanensis Kuiter & Allen, 1999

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paracheilinus togeanensis
[Togean flasherwrasse]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Paracheilinus walton Allen & Erdmann, 2006

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Paracheilinus walton
[Walton's flasherwrasse]



19 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paracheilinus alfiani Western Central Pacific 4.9 SL 2016
Paracheilinus angulatus Angular flasher Western Central Pacific 7.5 TL 1981
Paracheilinus attenuatus Western Indian Ocean 6.0 SL 1999
Paracheilinus bellae Bell's flasher Western Central Pacific 6.5 TL 1988
Paracheilinus carpenteri Pink flasher Western Pacific 8 TL 1981
Paracheilinus cyaneus Blue flasherwrasse Western Central Pacific 7 TL 1999
Paracheilinus filamentosus Filamentous wrasse Indo-Pacific 15 SL 1974
Paracheilinus flavianalis Yellowfin flasher wrasse Eastern Indian Ocean 8.5 TL 1999
Paracheilinus hemitaeniatus Western Indian Ocean 1977
Paracheilinus lineopunctatus Spot-lined flasher Western Pacific 7 TL 1981
Paracheilinus mccoskeri McCosker's flasher Indo-West Pacific 8 TL 1977
Paracheilinus nursalim Nursalim flasherwrasse Western Pacific 5.1 SL 2008
Paracheilinus octotaenia Red Sea eightline flasher Western Indian Ocean 9 TL 1955
Paracheilinus paineorum Western Central Pacific 70 SL 2016
Paracheilinus piscilineatus Western Indian Ocean 5.7 SL 1987
Paracheilinus rennyae Western Pacific 6.0 SL 2013
Paracheilinus rubricaudalis Redtail flasherwrasse Western Central Pacific 5.6 SL 2003
Paracheilinus togeanensis Togean flasherwrasse Western Central Pacific 7 TL 1999
Paracheilinus walton Walton's flasherwrasse Western Pacific 4.1 SL 2006



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