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Yellow wrasse ID help

Discussion in 'Name that Critter' started by calypsonick, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. calypsonick

    calypsonick Instructor, Scuba

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    I am trying to find these guys in my field guides but no luck. The closest I get is Halichoeres trispilus but these guys don't have the spots and have the pink cheek markings that above wrasse does not. Any clues ?? Thanks

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  2. Kukuisa

    Kukuisa Barracuda

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  3. deborahdelamar

    deborahdelamar Loggerhead Turtle

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    Last edited: Jun 22, 2010
  4. BigCountryEsq

    BigCountryEsq Angel Fish

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    Female blue headed wrasse
     
  5. calypsonick

    calypsonick Instructor, Scuba

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Suva, Fiji
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    Wow, the color difference between initial and final stages is radically different. Thanks for the informative link !

    Nick
     

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