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Related to Thalassoma: Thalassoma bifasciatum, wrasse
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Noun1.Thalassoma - a genus of Labridae
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
bluehead, Thalassoma bifasciatum - small Atlantic wrasse the male of which has a brilliant blue head
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Six CF species were recorded at stations B1 and B2 during winter-spring (WS): Chromis limbaughi, Microspathodon dorsalis, Myripristis leiognathus, Stegastes rectifraenum, Synodus lacertinus, and Thalassoma lucasanum.
Contrariamente, Thalassoma lucasanum, Halichoeres dispilus, Bodianus diplotaenia, H.
Ultrastractural and immunohistochemical investigation on the gills of the teleost, Thalassoma pavo L., exposed to cadmium.
Terminal phase males stimulate ovarian function and inhibit sex change in the protogynous wrasse Thalassoma duperrey.
Quantitative observations of predation during spawning rushes of the Labrid fish Thalassoma cupido at Miyake-jima, Japan.
Other freeloading species of fishes that have been observed following these two goatfishes include groupers of the genera Cephalopholis, Epinephelus, and Variola, larger species of the labrid genera Halichoeres and Thalassoma, turkeyfishes (Pterois spp.), Cornetfish (Fistularia commersonii), and Trumpetfish (Aulostomus chinensis).
For example, in the bluehead wrasse, Thalassoma bifasciatum (a sequentially hermaphroditic, dimorphic reef fish), injection of 11KT into gonadally intact females not only induced the expression of male coloration and neural changes, but also induced sex change (Warner and Swearer, 1991).
cylindracea on prey availability: an experimental approach to predation of amphipods by Thalassoma pavo (Labridae).
For example, in 2006-2007 surveys, juveniles of tropical species such as Chaetodon ocellatus (Chaetodontidae), Fistularia tabacaria (Fistularidae), Ocyurus chrysurus (Lutjanidae), Thalassoma bifasciatum (Labridae), Sparisoma viride (Scaridae), and unidentified acanthurids were collected in coastal habitats where they were not collected during previous surveys (1971-79) (Livingston, 1985).
La fotografia submarina o la fotografia de especimenes muertos recien capturados, facilita la identificacion de algunas especies, como por ejemplo, los del genero Stegastes 0 Thalassoma, cuyas caracteristicas morfometricas y meristicas se confunden con 0tras especies proximas, siendo su coloracion suficientemente conspicua para reconocer la especie.