Two new species of Wrasses

Main report: Two new wrasses: Cirrhilabrus rubeus and Cirrhilabrus africanus
(One Species a Day blog)
Other Reporting: Zenodo
Scientific Paper: Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation   
New Taxa: Cirrhilabrus rubeus, Cirrhilabrus africanus
Species named for: red (Latin), Africa
Categories: Fish | New Species
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The new species are from the Indian Ocean, C. rubeus from Sri Lanka and the Maldives, and C. africanus the east African coast.

Cirrhilabrus rubeus

Cirrhilabrus rubeus, male.  Photo BC Victor.

 

Cirrhilabrus africanus, male. Photo BC Victor

Cirrhilabrus africanus, male. Photo BC Victor

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