Rainbow wrasse

The Rainbow wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 6 - 43 m , usually 20 - m environment.

Picture of a Cortez Rainbow Wrasse or Paddlefin Wrasse, Thalassoma lucasanum * Puzzles * Postcards Thalassoma lucasanum Photo More

The Rainbow Wrasse is also referred to as the Cortez Rainbow Wrasse or Paddlefin Wrasse. As an adult, it is a most attractive rainbow of colors, with a blue to green head, yellow neck, blue fins, blue to purple tail, and red body. More

Cortez rainbow wrasse, Se More

The Rainbow Wrasse is also commonly referred to as the Cortez Wrasse or the Paddlefin Wrasse. Rainbow Wrasses come from the saltwater regions of Central America. More

Cortez Rainbow Wrasse Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse (Coris julis) & Peacock Wrasse (Symphodus tinca) Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse (Coris julis) & Peacock Wrasse (Symphodus tinca) More

The Cortez Rainbow Wrasse, or Mexican Rock Wrasse is a very attractive wrasse. It has red, black and yellow coloration as a juvenile, which changes completely as it matures into adult form. More

The Mediterranean rainbow wrasse (Coris julis) is a fish in the family Labridae. It can be found in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Atlantic Ocean, from the English Channel to Central Africa. More

The rainbow wrasse (Halichoeres pictus) belongs to a group of fish known as Perciformes. Perciformes contains over 9000 species, which account for more than one-third of all fish species (Nelson 1994; Helfman, 1997). More

Common names

rainbow wrasse in English
Reënboog-lipvis in Afrikaans
虹彩海猪鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
虹彩海猪鱼 in Unknown
虹彩海豬魚 in Mandarin Chinese
虹彩海豬魚 in Unknown

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