Eight-lined wrasse

The Eight-lined wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 50 m environment.

Eight-Lined Wrasse is also one of the most boisterous! An active and attractive fish, the Eight-Lined Wrasse is hardy, disease resistant, and long lived. This can make them a great addition for the right marine aquarium. More

Like most fish in The Wrasse Fish Family, the Eight-Lined Wrasse is primarily a carnivore. It will eat some plant life, but its preference is for small shrimps and crabs. It will readily eat tank fed foods of almost any kind. More

" "Keoki StenderThe Eight-Lined Wrasse (Pseudocheilinus octotaenia) is a very shy at first, but once it gets used to being in an aquarium it becomes more bold and will take food out of your hand. More

Pseudocheilinus octotaenia Jenkins 1901, the Eight-Lined Wrasse in HI. Six-line Wrasse using its environment 1/29/08 Our Six-line Wrasse has an interesting behavior I would like to share with the community. More

Common names

Agstreep-lipvis in Afrikaans
Aleihi lakea in Hawaiian
Eight-line wrasse in English
Eight-lined wrasse in English
Eightline wrasse in English
Eightstripe wrasse in English
Ottelinjet læbefisk in Danish (dansk)
Pseudocheilinus octotaenia in Catalan (Català)
Sugale-manifi in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Sugale-tusitusi in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Yasuji-nisemochino-uo in Japanese (日本語)
八带拟唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
八帶擬唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese
条纹拟唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋擬唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Pseudocheilinus
Species : Pseudocheilinus octotaenia
Authority : Jenkins, 1901