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Pointed Snout Wrasse

Symphodus rostratus (Bloch 1791)

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Symphodus rostratus (Pointed Snout Wrasse) is a species of bony fishes in the family wrasses. Individuals can grow to 14.3 cm. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and iteroparous. They rely on pectoral fin oscillation to move around.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/pectoral_oscillation
  • Definition: a type of pectoral-fin-based swimming, also known as mobuliform locomotion. Lower frequency than fin undulation; can be described as the production of less than half a wave on the fin, similar to a bird wing flapping. Pelagic stingrays use oscillatory locomotion.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Pointed-snout wrasse. View this species on GBIF