Paracheilinus mccoskeri   Randall & Harmelin-Vivien,  1977 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Tanaka, H.

Max. size: 8.0 cm TL

Only the first dorsal soft ray prolonged in adults, penultimate dorsal soft ray of males 1.6-2.0 in HL. A single short dark stripe is present beneath the pectoral fin.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Mccoskers Flasher Wrasse
• Mccoskers Flasher
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial

Habitat:  Reef Associated
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Zooplankton, other plankton invertebrates


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre Available at -
  • Ocean Biogeographic Information System Available at -
  • Allen, GR and Mohammed, A (2003) Coral Reef Fishes of Indonesia Zoological Studies 42(1) 26299 Available at - Digital Information Resource Center, Pune.
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

Page last updated on:2010-04-23

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