Cheeklined wrasse

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Original source: Flickr Author Leonard Low from Australia
Author: Leonard Low from Australia

The Cheeklined wrasse lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine, depth range 3 - 50 m environment.

Oxycheilinus digrammus, the Cheeklined Wrasse is probably the most commonly offered member of the genus. It and Oxycheilinus unifasciatus, the Ring Tail or One-Banded Wrasse might do better collected closer to the West, shortening in-bag times. (Show images of all). More

Oxycheilinus digrammus (Lacepede 1801), the Cheeklined Wrasse (2) is probably the most commonly offered member of the genus. Initially healthy specimens do well, but most are received from the wild in poor condition. Indo-Pacific, including the Red Sea, out to Samoa. More

Common names

Balaki in Ilokano
Bandcheek wrasse in English
Bankilan in Tagalog
Banog in Other
Batu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bayan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bayan-bayan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bebarat in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bechok in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bo in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Bodião barbanegra in Portuguese (Português)
Bungat in Tagalog
Buntogon in Cebuano
Cheek-lined Maori wrasse in English
Cheeklined maori in English
Cheeklined Maori wrasse in English
Cheeklined wrasse in English
Dahodo in Other
Danlugan in Other
drau ni kura in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Hipus in Bikol
Hôsuji-mochino-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Ipus-ipus in Ilokano
Isdang bato in Tagalog
Kakaktua in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kulafo in Chavacano
Labayan in Cebuano
Labayan in Other
Labayan in Waray-waray
Lalafi-gutu'umi in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Lampalampa in Other
Libbaig in Carolinian
Lingkar karang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lubay-lubay in Other
Lubayan in Waray-waray
Mameng in Tagalog
Mamin in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Maming in Tagalog
Mao in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Maringyan in Bikol
Molmol in Other
Mul-mul in Davawenyo
Mulmul in Visayan
Nuri in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Nuri-nuri in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Papae in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Parahirahi in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Peopeo talia in Gela
Pilo-pilo in Other
Pirat-pirat in Other
Streepwang-lipvis in Afrikaans
Tamago in Visayan
Tausay in Other
Tetarap in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Verde verde in Ilokano
Vieille barbe noire in French (français)
Violetline maori wrasse in English
二点唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
二點唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese
双线唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
双线尖唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
雙線唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese
雙線尖唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Oxycheilinus
Species : Oxycheilinus digramma
Authority : Lacep