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Wrasse and Tuskfish; Labridae

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in | 2 comments

Wrasse and Tuskfish are closely related to the Parrotfish. A numerous family who also have the ability to swim using their pectoral fins. They are usually brightly coloured and able to change their sex when they so desire. Many species can be found by just snorkelling the reefs at our local dive sites. Floral Wrasse; Cheilinus chlorourus One of our more common wrasse, looks drab at first sight but actually has lovely colouration. 9 Photos Red-banded Wrasse; Cheilinus fasciatus Also known as the Tomato Wrasse, for an obvious reason. 8 Photos Tripletail Wrasse; Cheilinus trilobatus...

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