Southern maori wrasse

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Scientific Name:

Ophthalmolepis lineolata (Valenciennes, 1839)

Common Names:

Southern maori wrasse,Australian maori-wrasse,Butcher's prick,Butcher's prick,Butcher’s prick,Maori parrotfish,Maori wrasse,Rainbow-fish,maori,slippery dick

More about this critter:

Found in coastal bays to offshore reefs, often in loose aggregations (Ref. 9002).


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