Klunzinger's wrasse

Thalassoma rueppellii, or Klunzinger's wrasse, is a species of fish in the Labridae family.

The Klunzinger's wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - m , usually 1 - 30 m environment.

The Klunzinger's Wrasse from the Red Sea is one of the most distinctive and beautiful of the Thalassoma wrasses... More

The Klunzinger's Wrasse can be recognized by its vivd blue and green body with stunning purple patterns throughout the body. Feed a varied diet of flake, pelleted or frozen meat based foods. More

Description:The Klunzinger's Wrasse is a beautiful wrasse from the Red Sea that will add both coloration and activity to your marine aquarium. These wrasse can be recognized by their bright green and blue body with striking purple patterns throughout the body and head. More

The Klunzinger's Wrasse diet should include vitamin enriched frozen mysis shrimp, vitamin enriched frozen brine shrimp, and other meaty foods along with a high quality marine flake and marine pellet food. More

A Klunzinger's Wrasse fish swimming in red sea coral reef. More

Common names

Klunzinger's wrasse in English
Kwangu in Swahili (Kiswahili)
魯氏錦魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鲁氏锦鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Thalassoma
Species : Thalassoma rueppellii
Authority : Klunzinger, 1871