Anchichoerops natalensis

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Taxonavigation: Labroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Labroidei

Familia: Labridae
Genus: Anchichoerops
Species: Anchichoerops natalensis


Anchichoerops natalensis (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1909)

Holotype: SAM 10221 (dry).

Type locality: Natal coast, South Africa.



  • Gilchrist, J.D.F. & W.W. Thompson 1909: Descriptions of fishes from the coast of Natal (Part II.). Annals of the South African Museum, 6 (pt 3, no. 5): 213–279.
  • Parenti, P. & J.E. Randall 2000: An annotated checklist of the species of the Labroid fish families Labridae and Scaridae. Ichthyological Bulletin of the J. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, 68: 1–97.
  • Anchichoerops natalensis in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2018. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 10/2017.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Natal Wrasse