Also known as Blue Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasse, Moon Wrasse, Lunare Wrasse, Lyretail Lunare Wrasse, Lyretail Wrasse, Green Parrot Wrasse and Green-and-Blue Labride. They feed on hard-shell invertebrates and zooplankton, and grow to a length of about 22cm.
Found singly or in small groups in shallow lagoons to outer reef walls, at depths of 0 to 35m. Often inquisitive towards divers. Widespread in the Indo-Pacific region.
This wrasse was swimming around me, at a depth of about 60 feet. It didn't seem very bothered by my bubbles.
Lat: 6.93, Long: 125.67
Spotted on Dec 10, 2011
Submitted on Jan 27, 2012
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