Nebulous wrasse

Characteristics

  • Usually occurs singly.

Description

Terminal phase:
  • Body pale purple to green, ventrally paler with pale red blotches on belly.
  • Head greenish with red markings.
  • A small black spot behind eye.
Initial phase:
  • Body colours and patterns similar to terminal phase. However, head is paler and red markings are absent. Red blotches on belly are prominent.

Common Name: Nebulous wrasse

Family Common Name: Wrasses

Family: Labridae

Scientific Name: Halichoeres nebulosus___(Valenciennes, 1839)

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