Oxycheilinus bimaculatus


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Citation: To, A., Liu, M., Rocha, L. & Craig, M. 2010. Oxycheilinus bimaculatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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