Sixbar wrasse

Characteristics

  • Occurs singly, but also forms groups.
  • Feeds on small crustaceans and small fishes.

Description

  • Body pale green to white with horizontal pink stripes, and 5 to 6 black saddles which gradually become smaller towards tail.
  • Head greenish with horizontal pink bands.

Common Name: Sixbar wrasse

Family Common Name: Wrasses

Family: Labridae

Scientific Name: Thalassoma hardwicke___(Bennett, 1830)

Maximum Length: 20 cm (Total Length)