Sand wrasse

The Sand wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 20 - 146 m environment.

Sami Salmenkivi wrote 1 year ago: Clown sand wrasse or Clown coris or just Clown wrasse can grow to 120 cm in length. More

As can be seen from its taxonomy Macropharyngodon is a sand wrasse; at night or when frightened it will bury itself in the substrate. As I said, the Leopard wrasse as it is commonly called is an attractive choice for a marine aquarium, especially a reef aquarium. More

African Sand Wrasse/Coris africana = African Sand Wrasse 1724 - African Sand Wrasse - Coris africana - 60cm - Rate Photo Tiran - Woodhouse Reef/Sharm el Sheikh/Egypt - Red Sea Photographer: Dave More

This is a 6-7 cm long juvenile of Clown Sand Wrasse (Coris aygula). The fish can grow up to at least 60 cm and you More

but as the Queen or Indian Sand Wrasse (2) elsewhere (in reference to it’s Indian Ocean distribution). In the wild this fish grows to two feet in length. More

Common names

Light colored wrasse fish in English
Lined coris in English
Mālamalama in Hawaiian
pink wrasse in English
Sand wrasse in English
巴利盔魚 in Mandarin Chinese
巴利盔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
玟瑰盔魚 in Mandarin Chinese
玟瑰盔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Coris
Species : Coris ballieui
Authority : Vaillant and Sauvage, 1875