Sharpnose wrasse

The Sharpnose wrasse lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 30 m environment.

The Sharpnose Wrasse is also known in the trade as the Possum Wrasse, Pigmy Wrasse, and the Arrowhead Wetmorella. It has a distinguishing shape, a timid personality, and a small stature making it a unique addition to a reef aquarium. More

Common names

Black-spot pigmy wrasse in English
Blackspot pigmy wrasse in English
Diagonal-lined wrasse in English
Doubleline wrasse in English
Hashinagabera in Japanese (日本語)
La'ofia in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Possum wrasse in English
Pygmy possum wrasse in English
Sharpnose wrasse in English
White-banded possum wrasse in English
White-banded possum-wrasse in English
White-barred pigmy wrasse in English
Whitebanded sharpnose wrasse in English
Yellow-banded possum wrasse in English
Yellow-banded possum-wrasse in English
白条湿鹦鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
白條濕鸚鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
菲律宾湿鹦鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
菲律賓濕鸚鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
黑鰭濕鸚鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
黑鳍湿鹦鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Wetmorella
Species : Wetmorella nigropinnata
Authority : Schultz and Marshall, 1954