Wrasse ID

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by goodisor, 14 Feb 2009.

  1. goodisor

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    Any ideas on what wrasse this is guys?Caught him on the north coast.
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    stethojulis bandanensis / orange –axel wrasse
     
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    Alright just to be sure here are some better pics,is there a definite ID possible....:whistling:
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    Perhaps a "striated wrasse" (Pseudocheilinus evanidus)?
     
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    Maybe you are right Jacques but those black marks have only just started appearing and the striated wrasse doesnt have them!!!!
     
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    Any other ideas here?This little dude is such a mystery..No DEFINITE ids yet.My pics aren't that bad are they????:pThe wierdest thing is,he has never eaten any food that Ive put in yet,He only picks at the LR.
     
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    Goodisor - do you perhaps have any updated pics for us?
     
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    I dont,but I will try and get some more tomorrow......the lights are out now.Maybe I could borrow a better camera from a friend.This guy is not easy to photograph,he does not stop for a second.
     
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    LOL goodisor.... typical wrasse, hey!
     
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