Snooty wrasse

The Snooty wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 40 m environment.

The Snooty Wrasse, of variable color, makes a great addition to a community tank. They may be found in colors from greenish brown to bright red and may have white or black spotting. There is a black spot on the front of the dorsal fin. More

Cheilinus oxycephalus, the Red Hog or Snooty Wrasse (1) is the big winner of the Cheilinus-for-aquariums ratings.. Especially as a juvenile this is a drop-dead gorgeous species that does well in peaceful fish and even reef aquarium settings. To less than eight inches overall length. More

Common names

Bo in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Bo in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Buntogon in Cebuano
Buntogon in Unknown
Chavarichoran in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
drau ni kura in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Iga taranggau in Gela
Iga taranggau in Unknown
Ipus-ipus in Davawenyo
Ipus-ipus in Ilokano
Ipus-ipus in Unknown
Labayan in Cebuano
Labayan in Tagalog
Labayan in Unknown
Labayan in Waray-waray
lama in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lama G. Cuvier, 1800 in English
Lubayan in Unknown
Lubayan in Waray-waray
Mameng in Tagalog
Maming in Tagalog
Mao in English
Mao in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Mul-mul in Davawenyo
Mul-mul in Unknown
Mulmul in Tagalog
Mulmul in Unknown
Mulmul in Visayan
Papae in Rapanui
Papae in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Parahirahi in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Plain-faced maori wrasse in English
plainfaced maori wrasse in English
Point-head maori in English
Point-head maori wrasse in English
Pointed head maori wrasse in English
Pointed-head wrasse in English
Red maori wrasse in English
Roso taranggau in Gela
Roso taranggau in Unknown
Snob-lipvis in Afrikaans
Snooty Maori wrasse in English
Snooty wrasse in English
Ulugsuy in Tagbanwa Calamian
Ulugsuy in Unknown
ചവരി ച്ചോരന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ചാവരിചൊരന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
尖头唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
尖头唇鱼 in Unknown
尖頭唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese
尖頭唇魚 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Cheilinus
Species : Cheilinus oxycephalus
Authority : Bleeker, 1853