Christmas wrasse

The Christmas wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 10 m environment.

Christmas Wrasse from Fiji is also known in the hobby as the Red-Lined or Biocellate Wrasse. Female Biocellate Wrasse feature distinct ocelli (eye spots) on their dorsal fins. More

Thalassoma trilobatum (the Christmas wrasse) is a type of tropical fish. Females have a shorter head than the males. More

Christmas Wrasse 14 Day Guarantee Live Shipping Information Christmas Wrasse = Christmas Wrasse, Halichoeres ornatissimus, is a native of the Indo-Pacific Oceans. More

Christmas Wrasses spawn during daytime high tides for much of the year. Drab initial phase fish of both sexes aggregate at specific sites, often a large coral head or other landmark, to spawn in groups. More

young Christmas wrasses are a dull brown and green that makes them much harder to see. More

name Christmas wrasse relates to the fact that they are found around the Christmas Island, other say that the name Christmas wrasse is due to its red and green color. It is an extremely beautiful fish that can be the centre piece of any aquarium. More

Common names

Awela in Hawaiian
Bayan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Christmas wrasse in English
Doncella navideña in Spanish (español)
drividrivi in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Girelle de Noël in French (français)
Green-barred wrasse in English
Green-blocked wrasse in English
Hou in Hawaiian
ladder wrasse in English
Lagger wrasse in English
Leer-lipvis in Afrikaans
Marar in French (français)
parrotfish in English
Pata'ota'o in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Peixe-verde de Natal in Portuguese (Português)
Po'ou in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Ráánaw in Austronesian (Other)
Ráánaw in Carolinian
Ry˚g˚bera in Japanese (日本語)
Ryûgûbera in Japanese (日本語)
Shaalau in Austronesian (Other)
Shaalau in Carolinian
Stigegylte in Danish (dansk)
Te newekabane in Gilbertese
Te newekabane in Kiribati
Thalassoma trilobatum in Catalan (Català)
Uloulo-gatala in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
三叶锦鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
三葉錦魚 in Mandarin Chinese
柵紋錦魚 in Mandarin Chinese
栅纹锦鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
綠波錦魚 in Mandarin Chinese
绿波锦鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Thalassoma
Species : Thalassoma trilobatum
Authority : Lacep