Chiseltooth wrasse

The Chiseltooth wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 60 m , usually 4 - 40 m environment.

The Chiseltooth Wrasse makes a brilliantly-colored, peaceful addition to the home aquarium, and is ideally suited for the advanced aquarist. Like all wrasses, it exhibits fascinating behavior and has a protrusible jaw which aids in feeding. More

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Common names

Beiteltand-lipvis in Afrikaans
Bodião tesoura in Portuguese (Português)
Chisel-tooth wrasse in English
Chiseltooth wrasse in English
Labe in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Labre des moluques in French (français)
Pono in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Sugale-siva in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Vieille ciseau in French (français)
Vieja cuchilla in Spanish (español)
拟鹦鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
擬鸚鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
桔点拟凿牙鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
桔點擬鑿牙魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Pseudodax
Species : Pseudodax moluccanus
Authority : Valenciennes, 1840