Blacklined wrasse

Characteristics

Usually occurs singly or in small groups.

Description

  • Body dorsally grey with red horizontal stripes, ventrally white to yellowish.
  • A shiny blue marking behind eye.
  • A dark horizontal stripe on mid body, from snout to tail base.
  • Dorsal fin with irregular red markings and a black spot in the middle of the fin.

Common Name: Blacklined wrasse

Family Common Name: Wrasses

Family: Labridae

Scientific Name: Halichoeres c.f. kneri___(Bleeker 1862)

Maximum Length: 10cm (Total Length)