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Checkerboard Wrasse

( Halichoeres hortulanus )
Description

Other names

Fourspot Wrasse, Chequered Wrasse, Wall Wrasse

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Fast Facts
  • Is a member of the family Labridae (wrasses)
  • Can grow to 27cm in length
  • Distinguished by two yellow dots below the dorsal fins
  • Frequents coral reef environments
  • Found in Australia’s tropical waters from NSW to WA