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Creole wrasse

Clepticus parrae

Description:

The creole wrasse is a small wrasse, with males reaching around 30 cm (1 ft) in length, while females are smaller. It has a typical wrasse shape. Like many wrasse, it changes colour markedly during its lifetime, with juveniles being almost completely violet-purple. As it matures, it develops a yellow patch on the rear part of its body.

Habitat:

Schools spotted in several dive sites in Bonaire. Most of the pics are from Weber's Joy/Witches Hut.


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Bonaire, Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Lat: 12.21, Long: -68.32

Spotted on Sep 13, 2017
Submitted on Jan 28, 2018

Spotted for mission

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