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Genus Halichoeres, Part 8

To: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII, Part IX

 

By Bob Fenner  

Halichoeres radiatus (Linnaeus 1758), the Puddingwife Wrasse (2), is another old standard from the tropical west Atlantic. Good looking when young, keep in mind this fish grows to twenty inches in the wild. Juveniles in Cozumel, sub-adults in St. Lucia and Cancun, Initial Phase off Cozumel. 2, 3, four, five and twelve inches respectively, and one off Bonaire. Terminal phase pix as framed landscape shots below.

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Halichoeres richmondi Fowler & Bean 1928; Richmond's Wrasse. To 19 cm. Western Pacific. Bali 2014.
Halichoeres scapularis (Bennett 1832), the Zigzag Wrasse. Indo-west Pacific including the Red Sea. To eight inches in length. An occasional import into the aquarium trade. A good sand sifter as most of the genus. Male in Pulau Redang, Malaysia, and female and terminal individuals in N. Sulawesi. http://fishbase.sinica.edu.tw/Summary/ speciesSummary.php?ID=5633&genusname =Halichoeres&speciesname=scapularis


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