Coris aurilineata   Randall & Kuiter,  1982 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Andrew Trevor-Jones

Color: Females with longitudinal lines of orange yellow and light blue-green; a blue-edged black spot at the base of the caudal fin and a large blue-edged black spot basally in soft portion of the dorsal fin. Males exhibit the same patterns but have deeper blue-green to green lines, and with faint narrow green bars dorsally; a deep green spot is at the base of the pectoral fins; dorsal fins without the black spot present in females. Body green dorsally with numerous longitudinal lines of orange-yellow and blue-green; blue edged black spot on upper caudal peduncle.

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Habitat:  Reef Associated


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman, Pongibalu INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -

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