Yellowhead wrasse

The Yellowhead wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 80 m , usually 4 - 60 m environment.

Yellowhead Wrasse Identification Yellowhead Wrasse Identification = Video Preview Rate: (0 Ratings) Post a Comment Add to Playlist | Whats This? I Did This Whats This? Part of the video series: Caribbean Fish More

Summary: Coral reef yellowhead wrasse fish change colors many times in their lives, which makes them hard to identify. Learn to spot yellowhead wrasse with tips from a scuba instructor in this free video about coral reef animals. More

Juvenile Yellowhead Wrasse in a Giant Anemone - Halichoeres garnoti Paul Osmond Home More

The Yellowhead Wrasse lives in the Western Atlantic from Bermuda and southern Florida, south to Brazil. They can be found on both shallow water and deep water reefs as well as rocky ledges. They feed on invertebrates and sometimes smaller fish. More

The juvenile Yellowhead Wrasse is yellow with a bright blue mid-body stripe. Several different color phases of this wrasse are found depending on region and maturity. As the wrasse matures, its head becomes bright yellow and the posterior turns black, green, and pink. More

Yellowhead Wrasse, is a radiant little fish with its bright yellow coloring. These fish are usually available in their juvenile form which can include a neon blue horizontal line running along their body. More

The Neon Wrasse, also known as the Yellowhead Wrasse, is one of the easiest wrasses to identify in every color phase. More

Common names

doncella in Spanish (español)
Doncella amarilla in Spanish (español)
Doncella cabeciamarilla in Spanish (español)
Gudião-amarelo in Portuguese (Português)
Gulhovedet gylte in Danish (dansk)
Loro dientón amarillo in Spanish (español)
Pekchi blou in Papiamento
Pepchi blou in Papiamento
yellowhead wrasse in English
黃首海豬魚 in Mandarin Chinese
黄首海猪鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Halichoeres
Species : Halichoeres garnoti
Authority : Valenciennes, 1839