Wrasse id

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  1. CharlieB

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    Hi all. Can anyone make out what wrasse this? At least I think it is a wrasse. Found it in a Natal rock pool. Thanks in advance and sorry for the poor quality pics.

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  3. Ml.RIDWAN

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    Looks like a surge wrasse. Or the locals call it the chrismas wrasse.
     
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    Yes. That or ladder wrasse - Thalassoma trilobatum perhaps?
     
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    Must be a surge wrasse . Thanks all, I have been searching for hours on the net but am pretty embarrassed now seeing it's the most I'd wrasse on MASA. Oops.
    @belindamotion it looks just like the one in the first link you posted thanks. Sad that I'm going to have to get rid of it tho, such a cool fish. Swims in and out of any tunnel or hole in the rock :)
     
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    ..:005:..then get a bigger Tank and keep him...:p Preferably alone...;)
     

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