Comb wrasse

Comb wrasse, Coris picta, at 5.9 m. Eastern smooth boxfish, Anoplocapros inermis, at 6 m. Comb wrasse, Coris picta, at 5.9 m. More

The Comb Wrasse occurs in coastal and offshore rocky reefs in Australia and New Zealand. Mature male and female fish look similar, but within seconds males can assume a territorial or display colouration in which the black stripe disappears. More

Image: A juvenile Comb Wrasse at Jervis Bay - Add comment Add tags A juvenile Comb Wrasse at Jervis Bay Description A juvenile Comb Wrasse at a depth of 14 m, 'The Docks', Jervis Bay, More

The combfish or comb wrasse, Coris picta, is a wrasse of the genus Coris, found off eastern Australia and around offshore islands off north eastern New Zealand to depths of between 5 and 60 metres, on mixed sandy/rocky reef areas. More

Comb Wrasse - Coris picta - Cook Island ID: 6748 Common Name: Comb Wrasse Scientific Name: Coris picta Kingdom: Animalia - Animals More

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Comb Wrasse have a pointed spout and an elongated body shape. They are a bright white colour with a thick black band horizontally along the lateral line. The lower edge of the black band is serrated thereby giving the Comb Wrasse its name. More

similar to the juvenile Comb Wrasse (Coris picta) except that the stripe is usually yellow with a black terminal spot. The initial adult phase is drab with brown markings on a pale background. More

This comb wrasse (Coris picta) was adamant on seeing his own reflection in my macro lens. Shot with a Nikonos III, 35mm lens and 9" macro converter, twin Aquasea strobes. About December 1997. More

* Comb Wrasse (Coris picta) Comb Wrasse (Coris picta) = Comb Wrasse (Coris picta) Comb Wrasse (Coris picta) This shot was taken in Jervis Bay, south coast NSW. More

Common names

Australian comb wrasse in English
Bananafish in English
Comb wrasse in English
Combfish in English
Coris picta in Catalan (Català)
Musumebera in Japanese (日本語)
斑盔魚 in Mandarin Chinese
斑盔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黑带盔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
黑帶盔魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Coris
Species : Coris picta
Authority : Jordan and Snyder, 1904