Let Me ID Your Wrasse!

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  1. evolved

    evolved The Wrasse Guy Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Expert Contributor Partner Member Article Contributor

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    Xenojulis margaritaceus
     
  2. evolved

    evolved The Wrasse Guy Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Expert Contributor Partner Member Article Contributor

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    Hey Hunter! How is life? I'm happy to see an old friend.
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    I can't find anything that looks like mine? Is it transitioning colors? What's the common name
     
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    Which one out of these guys do you think it is?
     
  6. eatbreakfast

    eatbreakfast Fish Nerd Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Showcase Editor Expert Contributor

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    It is a female transitioning to a male, which can make the exact id difficult, but to me it looks most likely to be the Indo-Phillippines variant. Once it fully transitions a more positive id can be made.
     
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  8. eatbreakfast

    eatbreakfast Fish Nerd Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Showcase Editor Expert Contributor

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    Cirrhilabrus filamentosus, whipfin fairy wrasse. It's a pretty aggressive fairy wrasse species.
     
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    And a pretty one as well!
     
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    Got this the other day mainly because it is so bright red you can see it across the room. It's only may even 2". Anyone know what kind it might be. Thanks.

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  11. eatbreakfast

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    Female in the rubriventralis complex, likely C. rubeus.
     
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    IMG_2741.JPG IMG_2746.JPG IMG_2751.JPG Happy new year all. Any ideas?
     
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    Maritimer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader CTARS Member

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    Cirrhilabrus brunneus, I think . . . Darkly intriguing fish . . . .

    ~Bruce
     
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    ^Yes, Cirrhilabrus brunneus.
     
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    Thanks, was a freebie from the LFS as they could not ID the female. I then got this as Brunneus and within 10 minutes the fish above added the black and blue, was pretty cool to watch. Does that make this Lunatus or also brunneus?
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  18. evolved

    evolved The Wrasse Guy Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Expert Contributor Partner Member Article Contributor

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    Blue Zoo, for whatever reason, started labeling C. nahackyi like that.
    The fish pictured here is brunneus.
     
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    See, that's what I thought it might be. Thanks.
     
  20. akarusso

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    Cool looking wrasse
     

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