Collection ID: NMMBOL001046
Scientific Name: Thalassoma purpureum
Author: (Forsskål, 1775)
Family: F412  Labridae
Collect Date: 2009-05-09
Location Haikou
Longitude: 120.71571
Latitude: 22.09232 
Coordinate Uncertainty 500 M
Fish Length: 166.15 mm TL
Otolith Length: 2.45 mm
Contributor: C.W. Chang

 Shape oval with slightly convex medial face and slightly concave lateral face. Dorsal depression shallow. Dorsal margin entire and ventral margin slightly serrate. Rounded at posterior margin. Sulcus ostial, deep. Ostium flared and cauda flared, bulbous posteriorly. Colliculum low. Collum raised tubercle. Crista superior well-developed. Crista inferior well-developed, poorly-developed at extremes. Neck dorso-ventrally constricted. Rostrum broad, rounded. Excisura wide. Notch deep, angle wide.

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