Let Me ID Your Wrasse!

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  1. Shabalaba

    Shabalaba Member

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    Marked as "Fairy Wrasse"...

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  2. Maritimer

    Maritimer Moderator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award CTARS Member Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Cirrhilabrus lubbocki, "multicolor" Lubbock's fairy wrasse. A smaller species, generally fairly well-behaved. The red/blue alternating blotches are his excited color - at rest, that'll ease to an overall violet color, usually with a scattering of pinkish scales.

    ~Bruce
     
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  3. Jaag

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    Can someone post a pic of Cirrhilabrus cf. Lanceolatous?
     
  4. Baldguy

    Baldguy Well-Known Member

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    Now officially Cirrhilabrus isosceles
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  5. Jaag

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    So cirrhilabrus cf. lanceolatous is now C. Isosceles?

    What is this fish then? [​IMG]
     
  6. Greenstreet.1

    Greenstreet.1 Valuable Member

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    Japanese Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus I believe. They where both under the same name but for the pintail they added cf. to it. But now the pintail has it own ID.

    Hope I got all that correct
     
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  7. Baldguy

    Baldguy Well-Known Member

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    Greenstreet is correct. Cirrhilabrus cf. lanceolatous got it's own name, C. isosceles. Your pic is C. lanceolatous (no cf.) found in Japan and sometimes the Phillipines. Cf means confer. Think of it as "similar to".
     
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    F6D60472-4344-45F5-8836-281B08F6BCD7.png Melanurus??

    Thanks so much!
     
  9. eatbreakfast

    eatbreakfast Fish Nerd Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Showcase Editor Expert Contributor Partner Member 2018 Partner Member

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    Yup.
     
  10. forestzoe

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    Hi. Hoping you guys can help. This is marked as flame fin fairy wrasse but doesn't match any pics I can see. Is it? If not what is it please. TIA[​IMG]
     
  11. Mike_J

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    Black fin fairy wrasse, Cirrhilabrus melanomarginatus. Here is a specimen I had about 5 years ago.
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  12. forestzoe

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    Thankyou. I think different countries may have different nicknames/colloquisms (sp?) which doesn't make it easier!
     
  13. forestzoe

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    And then online searches show images such as this which also doesn't help! Thankyou for the I'D.[​IMG]
     
  14. HairyGary

    HairyGary Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    P. Cyaneus? At LFS and a little stressed

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  15. eatbreakfast

    eatbreakfast Fish Nerd Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Showcase Editor Expert Contributor Partner Member 2018 Partner Member

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    Yup.
     
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    OrionN Well-Known Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    What about this guy. Sold to me as a McCosker but obviously isn't to me. He is new in my conditioning tank and is still stressed.
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    Mike_J Valuable Member R2R Supporter CTARS Member

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    Carpenter's flasher wrasse, Paracheilinus carpenteri
     
  18. Mike_J

    Mike_J Valuable Member R2R Supporter CTARS Member

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    Just out of curiosity, what has happened to @evolved? I don't spend a lot of time here anymore, but I see that he has not been active here in several months?
     
  19. eatbreakfast

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    Paracheilinus flavianalis. The anal fin is yellow, in carpenteri it is orange and red.
     
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    He has been busy with work and his local club. He says he will be back soon, but hasn't given a time table.
     
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