Blue tuskfish

The Blue tuskfish lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

The blue tuskfish or bluebone groper (Choerodon cyanodus) is a species of fish in the Labridae family. It is found in Australia, possibly Japan, Papua New Guinea, possibly New Caledonia, and possibly Sri Lanka. More

* Blue tuskfish, Choerodon cyanodus (Richardson, 1843) * Harlequin tuskfish, Choerodon fasciatus (Günther, 1867) * Choerodon frenatus Ogilby, 1910 * Choerodon gomoni Allen & Randall, 2002 * Graphic tuskfish, Choerodon More

The Blue Tuskfish is usually seen singly, moving quickly over the reef in search of its prey, which is larger invertebrtes such as crabs and gastropods. They are inquisitive fish and will quickly come to investigate a disturbance. More

Common names

Blue groper in English
Blue tuskfish in English
Blue-bone in English
Blue-fish in English
Blue-tooth in English
Blue-toothed tusk-fish in English
bluetoothed tuskfish in English
Choerodon cyanodus in Catalan (Català)
Grey tusk-fish in English
White spot tuskfish in English
蓝缘猪齿鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
藍緣豬齒魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Choerodon
Species : Choerodon cyanodus
Authority : Richardson, 1843