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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae Wrasses
Subfamily: Cheilininae
Genus: Cymolutes

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Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Cymolutes lecluse (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Cymolutes lecluse
[Sharp-headed wrasse]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Cymolutes praetextatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

Photo by Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Cymolutes praetextatus
[Knife razorfish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Cymolutes torquatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Adams, M.J.
 
Cymolutes torquatus
[Finescale razorfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cymolutes lecluse Sharp-headed wrasse Eastern Central Pacific 17.8 SL 1824
Cymolutes praetextatus Knife razorfish Indo-Pacific 20 SL 1834
Cymolutes torquatus Finescale razorfish Indo-Pacific 20 TL 1840



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