Sagittalarva inornata (Gilbert, 1890)

Cape wrasse



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Halichoeres raisneri (Baldwin & McCosker, 2001); Pseudojulis inornatus Gilbert, 1890 (original combination); Pseudojuloides inornatus (Gilbert, 1890)


Conservation Status




eastern Pacific Ocean


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Gilbert, C.H. (1890). A preliminary report on the fishes collected by the steamer Albatross on the Pacific coast of North America during the year 1889, with descriptions of twelve new genera and ninety-two new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 13(797): 49-126.

Other references:

Victor, Benjamin C. et al. (2013). Rediscovery of Sagittalarva inornata n. gen., n. comb. (Gilbert, 1890)(Perciformes: Labridae), a long-lost deepwater fish from the eastern Pacific Ocean: a case study of a forensic approach to taxonomy using DNA barcoding. Zootaxa 3669(4): 551-570.


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