Seagrass wrasse

The Seagrass wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range - 4 m environment.

the Seagrass Wrasse, its impressively deep green body color is highlighted with a black “eyelash” marking behind the eye. There are other black markings along its body, while it reflects sheens of blue, orange, pink, or red, depending on the specimen and lighting. More

This seagrass wrasse and related kin have been helpful in many cases... More

Common names

Honbera in Japanese (日本語)
Labayan in Davawenyo
Labayan in Surigaonon
Labayan in Tagalog
Mameng in Tagalog
Maming in Tagalog
Mul-mul in Davawenyo
Schwatz's wrasse in English
Seagrass wrasse in English
Tolisok in Surigaonon
Wrasse in English
細棘海豬魚 in Mandarin Chinese
细棘海猪鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
蝶海猪鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
蝶海豬魚 in Mandarin Chinese
놀래기 in Korean (한국어)

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