Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Bluehead Thalassoma bifasciatum

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

Labridae [family]
Thalassoma [genus] (1)
bifasciatum [species]

Classification

Labridae [family]
Thalassoma [genus] (1)
bifasciatum [species]

Names

English name Bluehead
Alternative English name Bluehead Wrasse
Alternative English name Bluehead
Papiamento name Pepchi blou
Alternative Papiamento name Pietchie Blauw
Alternative Papiamento name Pietchie Pientà
Valid name Thalassoma bifasciatum (Bloch, 1791)
Synonym Julis nitida Günther
Synonym sensu lato Julis bifasciata Bloch, 1791

Classification