Adorned wrasse

The Adorned wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 31 m environment.

The Adorned wrasse, Halichoeres cosmetus, is a reef-associated species that inhabits tropical waters at depths between 2 – 31 m. This species can be found in the Western Indian Ocean, south to Natal, South Africa. More

The Adorned Wrasse is light green with yellow-orange horizontal stripes and two black dots on the dorsal. Wrasses are hardy fish, great for community tanks. They eat a mixture of frozen, flake, and pellet foods. More

Also known as the Adorned Wrasse, this carnivore adapts to aquarium life when offered a wide variety of meaty foods such as Brine Shrimp. More

1 Adorned Wrasse, Halichoeres cosmetus at Adorned Wrasse, Halichoeres cosmetus, Actinopterygii, Perciformes, Labridae, Description and Fascinating Facts, World Range and Habitat, Feeding Behavior, ... marinebio. More

Common names

Adorned wrasse in English
Girelle à raies d'or in French (français)
Tooi-lipvis in Afrikaans
波紋海豬魚 in Mandarin Chinese
波紋海豬魚 in Unknown
波纹海猪鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
波纹海猪鱼 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Halichoeres
Species : Halichoeres cosmetus
Authority : Randall and Smith, 1982