Species Coris julis (Rainbow wrasse)

Long, cylindrical and slender body. Females are brown black, with a white longitudinal band on the flank, while males present a green back, an orange longitudinal band and a large black patch on the flank.

Possible confusion with Thalassoma pavo, although being different in colour. In this species females present lighter vertical bands, and males present a double vertical red or blue band behind the operculum. Caudal fins is forked, with pronounced tips.

Subspecies

TaxonVernacular name (ENG)
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Species profile
  • Is marine

Vernacular names for species Coris julis

LanguageNameSource
Albanianpeshk bari brezylbertëWorms
BasquedontzeilaWorms
Catalanjuliola, donzella, guiula, juliviaWorms, Worms, Worms, Josep Vilanova
CroatianknezWorms
Czechkněžík duhovýWorms
DanishjunkergylteWorms
Dutch; Flemishgirelle, regenbooglipvisWorms, Worms
Englishrainbow wrasse, Mediterranean rainbow wrasseWorms, Worms
FrenchgirelleWorms
GalicianxuliaWorms
GermanMeerjunkerWorms
GreekΓύλοςWorms
Hebrewיולית ים-תיכוניתWorms
ItaliandonzellaWorms
MaltesegharusaWorms
Norwegian BokmåljunkergyltWorms
Norwegian NynorskjunkergyltWorms
Polishkorys doncelaWorms
Portuguesepeixe-reiWorms
RussianМорской юнкерWorms
Serbianknez du gujaWorms
Spanishjulia, doncellaWorms, Worms
SwedishjunkergirellaWorms
Turkishgelin baligiWorms
UkrainianМорський юнкерWorms
Welshgwrachen seithliwWorms
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