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Wrasses A-C

African Coris

Coris cuvieri

  
(1-3: Similan Islands, Thailand)

These are juveniles:
 
(1-2: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Anchor Tuskfish

Choerodon anchorago

This is a juvenile:
(1: Namara Island, Fiji)


Axilspot Hogfish

Bodianus axillaris

 
(1: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 2: Bombshell, Fiji)

This is a juvenile:
(1: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Barred Thicklip

Hemigymnus fasciatus

      
(1: Koh Bon, Thailand / 2-3: Richelieu Rock, Thailand / 4: Similan Islands, Thailand / 5: Alacrity, Fiji / 6-7: Piton's, Fiji)


Batu Coris

Coris batuensis

 
(1-2: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Bicolor Cleaner Wrasse

Labroides bicolor

 
(1-2: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Bird Wrasse

Gomphosus varius

(1: Labyrinth, Fiji)


Black Leopard Wrasse

Macropharyngodon negrosensis

 
(1-2: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Blackbar Wrasse

Thalassoma nigrofasciatum

  
(1: West Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 2: Labyrinth, Fiji / 3: Rainbow Wall, Fiji)


Blackbelt Hogfish

Bodianus mesothorax

   
(1: Richelieu Rock, Thailand / 2-3: Similan Islands, Thailand / 4: Solo Wall, Fiji)


Blue-Spotted Wrasse

Anampses caeruleopunctatus

(1: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Bluesided Fairy Wrasse

Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura

(1: Koh Bon, Thailand)


Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse

Labroides dimidiatus

       
(1-3: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 4-5: Similan Islands, Thailand / 6: East Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 7: Solo Reef, Fiji / 8: Solo Wall, Fiji)

Fish will visit the wrasse's territory and hold still to be cleaned.  I've got a whole page of pictures of bluestreak cleaner wrasse cleaning other fish (and me!)

These are juveniles:
 
(1: Similan Islands, Thailand / 2: Three Chum, Fiji)


Canarytop Wrasse

Halichoeres leucoxanthus

  
(1: Surin Islands, Thailand / 2-3: Similan Islands, Thailand)


Checkerboard Wrasse

Halichoeres hortulanus

       
(1-4: Koh Bon, Thailand / 5: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 6-7: Similan Islands, Thailand / 8: Labyrinth, Fiji)

These are juveniles:
   
(1: Koh Bon, Thailand / 2: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 3-4: Donna Ella, Fiji)


Cheek-Lined Wrasse

Oxycheilinus digrammus

      
(1: Similan Islands, Thailand / 2: Labyrinth, Fiji / 3-4: Day Dreamer, Fiji / 5: Piton's, Fiji / 6-7: Donna Ella, Fiji)


Chiseltooth Wrasse

Pseudodax mollucanthus

    
(1: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 2-4: Similan Islands, Thailand / 5: Piton's, Fiji)


Claudia's Wrasse

Halichoeres claudia

(1: Piton's, Fiji)


Clown Coris

Coris aygula

(1: Solo Reef, Fiji)


Crescent Wrasse

Thalassoma lunare

      
(1-2: Koh Bon, Thailand / 3: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 4: Richelieu Rock, Thailand / 5: Surin Islands, Thailand / 6: Namara Island, Fiji / 7: Three Chum, Fiji)


Cryptic Wrasse

Pteragogus cryptus

(1: Voyager Wreck, Fiji)


Cutribbon Wrasse

Stethojulis interrupta

(1: Similan Islands, Thailand)