Rockmover wrasse

The Rockmover Wrasse is a colorful fish, 27–30 cm in length.

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The Rockmover wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 25 m , usually - 14 m environment.

Rockmover wrasses are opportunistic, feeding on a wide variety of bottom dwelling animals usually hidden under rocks, such as worms, snails, crabs, and brittle stars. More

The Dragon Wrasse, Rockmover Wrasse, or Red-belly Wrasse is a very interesting and beautiful fish in any aquarium. They will often bury themselves in the gravel and like plenty of caves and hiding places. More

* Named a Rockmover Wrasse because it is notorious for turning over and moving rocks and corals around to look for food. More

The Rockmover Wrasse is a colorful fish, 27-30 cm (10.6-12 in) in length. It has an oblong, laterally compressed body and a wedge-shaped head. More

The rockmover wrasse is a wrasse that ranges from the Red Sea to the Hawaiian islands and in the Eastern Pacific from the Gulf of California to Panama and the Galapagos Islands. More

Common names

Apache in Surigaonon
Balaki in Ilokano
Balala in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Bankilan in Tagalog
Banog in Other
Bar-cheeked wrasse in English
Bayan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Bungat in Tagalog
Carpet wrasse in English
Clown wrasse in English
Cuchillo in sp
cuchillo dragón in Spanish (español)
Danlugan in Other
doncella in sp
Doncella alguera in Spanish (español)
Donzela algueira in Portuguese (Português)
Dragegylte in Danish (dansk)
Dragon wrasse in English
Hangguvia in Gela
Hipus in Bikol
Ipus-ipus in Davawenyo
Isdang bato in Tagalog
Keling tanduk in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Labayan in Ilokano
Labayan in Tagalog
Labayan in Visayan
Labayan in Waray-waray
Labe in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Labre masqué in French (français)
Lampalampa in Other
Likob in Marshall
Likob in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Lisheileil in Austronesian (Other)
Lisheileil in Carolinian
Lubay in Cebuano
Lubay-lubay in Other
Lubay-lubay in Surigaonon
Lubayan in Waray-waray
Mameng in Tagalog
Marari in Tuamotuan
Mardel in French (français)
Maringyan in Bikol
Masked wrasse in English
Molmol in Other
Mul-mul in Davawenyo
Mur-mur in Hiligaynon
Novaculichthys taeniourus in Catalan (Català)
Obi-tensumodoki in Japanese (日本語)
Olive-scribbled wrasse in English
Peine in sp
Pillok in Chavacano
Pilo-pilo in Other
Pilok lusay in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Pirat-pirat in Other
Po'ou in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Po'ou hou one in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Po'ou upaupa in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Pongan in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Pono in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Potofúsúfús in Austronesian (Other)
Potofúsúfús in Carolinian
Rason algue in French (français)
Reindeer wrasse in English
Rendier lipvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Rendierlipvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
rockmover in English
Rockmover wrasse in English
Rotsskuiwer-lipvis in Afrikaans
Señorita alguera in Spanish (español)
Sugale-gasufi in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Sugale-la'o in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Sugale-taili in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Tahiti sand wrasse in English
Tamago in Visayan
Tausay in Other
Taysiw in Other
Verde verde in Ilokano
Vieja dragón in Spanish (español)
Wrasse in English
പൊങന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പൊങ്ങന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ബലള  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ബലാല in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
带尾新隆鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
帶尾新隆魚 in Mandarin Chinese
花尾美鰭魚 in Mandarin Chinese
花尾美鳍鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Novaculichthys
Species : Novaculichthys taeniourus
Authority : Lacep