please id these 2guys for me

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by warrmich, 25 Jan 2015.

  1. warrmich

    warrmich

    Joined:
    19 Sep 2013
    Posts:
    226
    Likes Received:
    28
    Location:
    bluff kwazulu natal
    I dived these guys out yesterday...the blue one is some sort of cleaner wrasse, could just be juvenile. The other is also a wrasse but cant find id in my marine book, but if it helps, he swims with the same motion as a leaf wrasse.

    IMG-20150125-WA0005.jpg

    IMG-20150125-WA0004.jpg

    IMG-20150125-WA0001.jpg

    IMG-20150125-WA0003.jpg

    IMG-20150125-WA0002.jpg
     
  2. AdS Guest




    to hide all adverts.
  3. CheriS

    CheriS

    Joined:
    1 Feb 2013
    Posts:
    672
    Likes Received:
    89
    Location:
    George
    It is a juvi cleaner wrasse and the other a spot tail coris wrasse, Coris Caudimacula
     
  4. OP
    warrmich

    warrmich

    Joined:
    19 Sep 2013
    Posts:
    226
    Likes Received:
    28
    Location:
    bluff kwazulu natal
    thanks @CheriS ...much appreciated. Wasn't quite sure on the cleaner as I have never seen a juvi. As for the Coris Caudimacula....first time I've seen one while diving so I grabbed it. Really cool little guy.
     
    Last edited: 25 Jan 2015
  5. scumsurfer

    scumsurfer

    Joined:
    3 Oct 2013
    Posts:
    21
    Likes Received:
    0
    Keep an eye on the Coris Caudimacula... I had one and he seemed to like killing my goldies. Would rip into them and kill them, but not eat them.
     
  6. OP
    warrmich

    warrmich

    Joined:
    19 Sep 2013
    Posts:
    226
    Likes Received:
    28
    Location:
    bluff kwazulu natal
    thanks....will keep an eye on him.
     
Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - please 2guys Forum Date
Algae ID help please Nuisance Algae Tuesday at 19:06
Two separate worm IDs please ID Needed 17 Apr 2017
Identify the worm please ID Needed 16 Apr 2017
ID need please ID Needed 16 Apr 2017
Pods Please General Discussions and Advice 15 Apr 2017
Please help identify General Discussions and Advice 28 Mar 2017
PAR METER PLEASE Lighting 15 Mar 2017